Tottington High School

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

At Key Stage 4, all students follow a programme of compulsory and optional subjects.

The compulsory subjects are; English Language, English Literature, Mathematics and Science, the separate Sciences are also available for students to choose. In addition students study a curricular programme called Personal Development which includes Relationship and Sex Education, British Values and careers education.

During Year 9, students choose additional examined subjects from a range of options which they will begin studying at Key Stage 4 in year 10. Most students take eight subjects at Level 2 which includes GCSEs BTecs and OCR National Qualifications. The

Making the right choice of courses in Key Stage 4 is important and when the time comes, parents receive a detailed brochure on these options – an online version is available here; and an option evening is arranged so that parents are fully informed of the option choices.

Year 9 students also take part in an Options day to help them choose their options, this day includes visits from the Colleges and Apprenticeship providers.

For curriculum enquiries, please contact:
Mrs K Gardner, Deputy Head Teacher, on 01204 882327

Results 2019

Attainment 8 Score


entered for ebacc


5 or above in English & Maths


staying in education or entering employment

Progress 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score


4 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3LY.

Telephone: 01204 882 327


School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is Shaw Education Trust Head Office, Kidsgrove Secondary School, Gloucester Road, Kidsgrove. ST7 4DL. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy:

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