Key Stage 4

GCSE - these are subject based qualifications that focus on in-depth study of particular subjects. 

The assessment for GCSEs will mainly be done through exams at the end of 2 years of study with other assessments (such as practical activities) only for testing essential skills.

Grading scale for GCSE is 9 to 1 (9 being the top grade and U for performance below the minimum pass mark).

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