Our Curriculum

Pendle Vale College offers students a full curriculum entitlement at Key Stages 3 and 4 as follows:


•At KS3, all subjects follow the KS3 National Curriculum. The  schemes of work for these subjects are available on the subject page. In Year 9, students begin GCSE learning in Geography, History, RS, Computing and Science.  The overviews for routes for KS3 can be found below.

The formal options process takes place in Year 9 and new course for KS4 begin at the start of Year 10. The National Curriculum document, our Curriculum Intent and Options model are available below.  •At KS4, students follow a core learning pathway and have the choice from a range of option courses, which are both GCSE and Technical Award equivalent qualifications.



The options process for students in Year 9 is now underway.  An explanation for parents and students can be found here together with a copy of the Options Booklet.


Presentation to Parents


Options Booklet


If you have any questions about the process please contact Mrs Jenkinson, Assistant Headteacher by email at a.jenkinson@pendlevale.lancs.sch.uk

For further information regarding our curriculum please contact the admin team at reception@pendlevale.lancs.sch.uk


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