Option blocks

Provisional Level 3 Courses: A Level and Vocational by Subject Block

Block A Block B Block C Block D Enrichment Block
Art and Design Art Based Photography Business Biology Bar Mock
Biology English Language Chemistry Business Core Maths
Dance English Literature Economics Chemistry Extended Project (EPQ)
Drama and Theatre Studies Mathematics Geography Design and Technology (Product Design) Mentoring
English Language Physical Education History Drama and Theatre Studies Music Grades
Geography Psychology Philosophy and Ethics English Literature Rock Challenge
History Sociology Physics Fashion & Textiles School Productions
Mathematics Core Maths* Psychology French Sports Leaders
Further Mathematics (with Mathematics in Block B) Government & Politics Work Experience
Sociology Music Young Enterprise
Spanish Physics
Cambridge Technicals Business (SA) Health and Social Care (DA) Health and Social Care (SA/DA) Cambridge Technicals Business (SA)
BTEC Performing Arts (DA) BTEC Performing Arts (DA)
BTEC Sport (DA) BTEC Sport (DA)

SA (Single Award), DA (Double Award)

Students should choose 4 subjects, one from each different Subject Block e.g. A = Biology, B = Psychology etc.

Vocational courses occupy 2 blocks if they are Double Award, but only 1 block if they are Single Award

For further advice on subject combinations, please contact Mrs Gould or Mr Wilder in the first instance

*Core maths is an enrichment option equivalent to an AS level. You will need to study 3 other subjects in conjunction.


If the current blocks do not allow you to select your chosen combination of subjects, or if there is a subject you wish to study that is not listed, please contact Mrs Gould (info@st-peters.bournemouth.sch.uk)


All courses are available subject to demand and staffing availability