Geneva English School

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 (age 14-16)

During Key Stage 4, students prepare for a combination of GCSE and IGCSE examinations. Before entering KS4, students will be given guidance on selecting appropriate option subjects.

Our core offer ensures that our students have a broad and balanced set of subjects that allow them to gain entry to all college and university courses. Many of the best universities specify that students must have a humanities subject and language qualification for entry.

Core subjects

English Language English Literature French
Geography History Mathematics
Science*

*Biology, Chemistry & Physics ‘Double Award’ – equivalent to two GCSEs

 

Option Subjects
Students choose one subject from each block.

Block A Block B
Drama Art & Design
German Computer Science
Spanish Music

 

Non-examined Subjects
All students also study the following non-examined subjects:

  • Sport and PE
  • PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship and Economic education)

 

Following the successful completion of GCSE examinations, student can then apply to study A Levels at GES. Students typically study three or four subjects of their choosing. Please note that there are admissions criteria for entry to A Levels.

Upcoming Events

3 Mar
Virtual Open Day 09:00 - 15:00
4 Mar
World Book Day All Day
4 Mar
Y7 Parent Teacher Meetings 17.30 - 19.30