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Key Stage 4

During Key Stage 4 all pupils have the opportunity to achieve nationally recognised qualifications in Maths, English and Science. This can be through Entry Level, Functional Skills and in some instances GCSE. We provide a flexible offer which allows pupils to work to the best of their ability in a range of subject areas. All pupils in Key Stage 4 are also provided with the opportunity to study History, Geography, PSHE, Life Skills and GCSE Art as part of their core offer.


All Key Stage 4 pupils also select their own Vocational Options which run over 3 afternoons a week. Dawn House School offer a wide variety of Aim Awards, Entry Level and ASDAN qualifications that range from Entry Level 3 to Level 1 Certificates. DT, Construction, Animal Care, PE, Outdoor Learning, Hairdressing, Food Technology and Horticulture are a selection of the courses available at varying levels dependent on the individual pupil. We adapt our options each year based upon the interests of pupils and the skill sets of our staff team. You can see this academic years options on the link below.


Our bespoke curriculum allows opportunities for their future and helps create successful, independent and unique young people. The curriculum is tailored to each child’s expertise/interest in preparation for life when they leave our school.

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