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Year 10 - The start of your KS4 journey...


In Year 10, all students study a core curriculum of English Lit and Lang, Maths, Science (double or triple) RE. They also study PSHE and PE which are not examined. They then have the choice of four options from Art, Asdan, Business, Computing, Dance, German, Drama, DT, Food, Fast Track Humanities, French, Geography, Health & Social Care, History, IT, Media, Maths Statistics, Music, Music Technology, PE GCSE and BTEC Sport, Photography, Support Studies, Spanish, Travel & Tourism and Textiles.

Most students take 10 GCSEs but a combination of subjects that is less demanding is available. Vocational courses and other ‘support’ options are available and full guidance on these is available.

Find out more about Year 10 here:

Question form for Parents/Carers

If you are a Parent/Carer of a Year 10 student at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, please use the below button to submit any questions you may have about your student and their studies. These questions will be monitored weekly and will either generate a direct response or be answered in our weekly 'Friday Comms' for frequently asked questions.

If you have any urgent queries, please contact the H

Important Dates

The below dates refer to important events and exams that are taking place throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.

Thursday 23 February 2023

Year 10 Parents Evening

Thursday 16 March 2023

Year 10 Parents Information Evening

19-30 June 2023

Year 10 PPEs

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