Post-Primary
Subsidiary Subject

Subsidiary Subject Options

Whichever post-primary main subject  pathway you choose to study, you also choose a subsidiary subject from Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Physical Education, Religious Studies or Science. Generally, you will be able to teach your subsidiary subject to GCSE level. To find out more about each of the subsidiary subject options, click on the subject options below.

Computing

Computing

Introduction to Computing and Computer Science as a subsidiary subject by Ian Simons

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English

English

Introduction to English as a subsidiary subject by Mrs Diane McClelland and current English and Literacy students.

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Mathematics

Mathematics

Introduction to Mathematics as a subsidiary subject by Dr William Kitchen.

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Physical Education

Physical Education

Introduction to Physical Education as a subsidiary subject by Dr David McKee and current PE students.

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Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Introduction to Religious Studies as a subsidiary subject from Dr Barbara McDade.

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Science

Science

Introduction to Science as a subsidiary subject by Dr John McCullagh.

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Subsidiary Subject modules

The typical modules you will be studying in your subsidiary subject are:

 ComputingEnglishMathematics
Year 1Fundamentals of Computing ConceptsLiterary Studies and Social Context 1Algebra for Teaching 1
Year 2Principles and Practices of ComputingLiterary Studies and Social Context 2Algebra for Teaching 2
Year 3Principles and Practices of Computing Literary StudiesTopics in Teaching Mathematics
 Physical EducationReligious StudiesScience
Year 1Physical Education – FoundationIntroduction to Biblical StudiesFoundations of Science Education at KS 3
Year 2Physical Education – DevelopedBiblical Studies (OT)Science Education
Year 3 Physical Education – AppliedPhilosophy of Religion and EthicsApplied Science Education