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Shaun Attwood tells cautionary tale at BGS

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Senior School Events Calendar

  • 04 OCT 2016

    Parents’ Association AGM The Parents’ Association AGM will take place this evening in... More Details

  • 12 OCT 2016

    Year 7 Information Evening There is an Information Evening being held today at 6pm... More Details

Academic Life

At Bradford Grammar School, pupils develop confidence in their own abilities, learning to question, assess and think independently.  These are skills which will help them throughout their lives. We inspire them to have the curiosity, ambition and sense of adventure to define their own goals and to fulfil their potential. The academic curriculum provides the perfect balance between modern and traditional subjects.  Subjects studied and the choices available differ, depending on your child’s year group:

  • The Curriculum: Years 7 and 8
    • In Years 7 and 8, pupils study the following subjects:

      • Digital Learning (Year 7 only)
      • English
      • Mathematics
      • French
      • German
      • Latin
      • Biology
      • Physics
      • Chemistry
      • Geography
      • History
      • Art
      • Music
      • Design and Technology
      • Religious Studies
      • Games
  • The Curriculum: Year 9
    • In Year 9 all pupils study the following common core subjects:

      • English
      • Mathematics
      • Physics
      • Chemistry
      • Biology
      • Geography
      • History
      • Religious Studies
      • Games

      and choose three subjects from:

      • Art
      • Design and Technology
      • German
      • Greek
      • Latin
      • Music
      • Russian
      • Spanish
      • Computer Science

      and choose one core language from:

      • French
      • German
      • Spanish
  • The Curriculum: Years 10 and 11
    • In Years 10 and 11, pupils undertake ten GCSE subjects, with all pupils studying the following subjects:

      • English Language
      • English Literature
      • Mathematics
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Physics
      • Games

      and choose three subjects from:

      • Geography
      • History
      • German
      • Computer Science
      • Russian
      • Spanish
      • Latin
      • Greek
      • Art
      • Music
      • Design and Technology
      • Religious Studies

      and choose one core language from:

      • French
      • German
      • Spanish
  • Sixth Form: Years 12 and 13
    • In the Sixth Form (Years 12 and 13) pupils choose four Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS Level) subjects from:

      • Art
      • Biology
      • Business Studies
      • Chemistry
      • Design and Technology
      • Economics
      • English Literature
      • English Language
      • French
      • Further Mathematics
      • Geography
      • German
      • Greek
      • Classical Civilisation
      • History
      • Computer Science
      • Latin
      • Mathematics
      • Music
      • Music Technology
      • Physics
      • Politics
      • Psychology
      • Religious Studies
      • Russian
      • Spanish
      • Theatre Studies

      In addition, they also take two eleven-week Enrichment courses from a wide range of non-examined options, or Japanese.  Pupils then take three or four of their AS courses through to A Level. It is possible to replace the fourth subject with another AS course.