The curriculum offered to pupils from 11 to 16 is one characterised by great depth and breadth. At age 11, pupils study a range of 17 subjects, with some of the more practical subjects taught in smaller groups to allow the greatest possible individual attention.
During Year 8 in Senior School, pupils choose a suite of GCSE subjects. English and Mathematics are compulsory, as are one modern foreign language a humanity and a combination of sciences.
- English, Mathematics and Sciences
- French or Spanish or German
- Two/three option subjects from: a second Modern Foreign Language, Art, Business Studies, Classical Civilisation, Computer Science, DT (Product Design), Ethics & Philosophy, Geography, History, Latin, Music, or Physical Education
- Complementary Studies, Tutor Periods, PE and Games
As a free school, Queen Elizabeth’s is not constrained by the requirements of the National Curriculum.