Curriculum

The Cedars’ curriculum is broad and balanced so that boys may develop their talents and discover new interests. Sport, music, drama and art all have a high profile alongside a rigorous academic core that seeks to develop pupils’ capacity for independent thought.

Subjects Studied in Year 7 and 8
  • Art
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Latin Mathematics  Music
  • Physical Education & Games
  • Science
Subjects Studied from Year 9 to GCSE Examination

All pupils are required to take at least one modern foreign language to GCSE level.
Courses marked with an asterisk (*) lead to a GCSE Examination Award.
Pupils at the Cedars School typically take 10 GCSE Examinations.

Core Subjects ( Compulsory)
  • Biology*
  • Chemistry*
  • English Language* and Literature*
  • History*
  • Mathematics*
  • Physical Education & Games
  • Physics*
  • Religious Education*
Optional Subjects
  • Art*
  • Design & Technology*
  • French*
  • Geography*
  • Further Mathematics*
  • Latin*
  • Music*
  • Physical Education*
  • Spanish*