How To Choose
  • A subject you like and are good at

  • Because you have chosen it rather than your friend

  • You like the subject not the present teacher

  • Because you think you will enjoy it

  • Coursework or exams? What are you more comfortable with?

  • It’s your choice

Core Curriculum
Choices GCSEs
  • English (Language and Literature)

  • Maths

  • Science (Two or 3)

  • History or GCSE Geography

  • Languages or a Vocational Qualification

  • Physical Education

  • Religious Education

  • CASP

GCSEs in Art, Drama and PE may change to an Award, but are worth the same with colleges and universities as GCSEs.

Additional Academic
  • Further Maths

  • Further Science

  • Computer Science

Vocational Qualifications
Curriculum Structure
Help and Advice

If you need any more help:

  • Speak to your subject teachers

  • Mrs McVeigh (Head of Careers) is available Wednesday Lunch Times

  • Careers Adviser – Julie Tindall is available on a Tuesday

Byrchall High School: Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan. WN4 9PQ.

Telephone: 01942 728221. Email: enquiries@admin.byrchall.wigan.sch.uk  

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

©2021 Byrchall High School:  Here To Learn, Here To Succeed