Flexible Study Solutions for Key Stage 4

InterHigh’s Learning on Demand service means that more Key Stage 4 pupils can access our online, real time, interactive and highly engaging lessons.

As part of the package, students can choose to study just one, two or three subjects. They can also decide on the duration of their enrolment – a week, a half term, a full term or a complete academic year. See our current Learning on Demand Key Stage 4 subjects below.

Choose your key stage 4 subjects

Select from one of the available key stage 4 subjects below.

View the syllabus and weekly calendar

We follow the same syllabus as traditional schools meaning you can pick up where you left off.

Book your place on the course

Select a subject then click book now to choose your course duration.

Available Subjects

We currently offer three subjects at Key Stage 4. If the subject you are looking for is not available, please register your interest using the form at the bottom of the page.

Maths

Get ready for your maths exams by joining in on our comprehensive maths programme. Offering tasks and resources designed to build confidence and enhance mathematics skills helping you to achieve improved understanding and outcomes.

English language

English is essential for life. A good pass in English Language is required by many jobs and college courses. It is a key that opens doors. Our exciting and interesting English Language course will challenge you to think, develop your key skills in reading, writing, talking and listening and prepare you for the world beyond school.

Double award science

Our Biology course will enable pupils to acquire knowledge and understanding of biological facts, terminology, concepts, principles and practical techniques that are considered essential for future progression in higher education that requires knowledge of Biology.

Key Stage 4 - Year 10 -

Week 1

Place, Factors, Primes

Week 2

Fractions, Decimals

Week 3

Indices

Week 4

Percentage, interest

Week 5

Ratio, proportion

Week 6

Rounding, standard form, Bounds

Week 7

Shape, Currency

Week 8

Simplify, Solve algebra

Week 9

Transpose formula

Week 10

Expand brackets

Week 11

Factorise

Week 12

Solve factorised quadratics

Week 13

Simultaneous equations

Week 14

Inequalities

Week 15

Sequences

Week 16

Coordinates, Linear graphs

Week 17

Graphs curve

Week 18

Graphs Proportion and rates (Foundation: Measures and units)

Week 19

Polygons, Angles Polygons (Foundation: Polygons)

Week 20

Surds (Foundation: Angles and polygons)

Week 21

Circle properties and theorems (Foundation: Construction, Circle properties)

Week 22

Similarity, scale, units & 1 Follow constructions (Foundation: Similarity, scale)

Week 23

Triangles Pythagoras, Trig

Week 24

3D shape and complex problems

Week 25

Transformations: Reflection, Translation, Rotation

Week 26

Transformations: Enlargment & Mixed Transformations

Week 27

Graphs and stats

Week 28

Averages, grouped data

Week 29

Probability basic

Week 30

Revision

Week 31

Revision

Week 32

Exam

Week 33

Review

Week 34

Shape extension and algebra

Week 35

Simultaneous,graph combo,inequalities

Week 1

Course introduction

Reading skills and first writing task Understand the main ideas a writer is communicating Summarise the key points of a text

Week 2

Approaching unseen texts

Identify what is meant by: - voice - language choice - imagery - appeal to the senses - speech and thought - techniques for purpose, e.g. persuade, inform - sentence length and varying structure

Week 3

Vocab starter 1-10

Effective annotation Develop annotation skills, focusing on writer’s use of language and structure.

Week 4

Word classes

Transactional Writing – Purpose, Audience, Form Examine a range of transactional writing tasks, and learn more about the text types.

Week 5

Vocab starter 11-20

Transactional Writing – Tone and register Adapt form, tone and register for specific audiences/purposes.

Week 6

Vocab 21-30

Stereotypes Consider stereotypes; what they are, why they occur and the impact they have.

Week 7

Transactional writing- Persuasive Speeches

Identify effective rhetorical techniques. Consider different ways to appeal to an audience.

Week 8

Transactional writing- Magazine articles

Comment on how writers make texts appropriate for their audience and purpose

Week 9

Comma splices & fact / opinion / bias

Comma splices Identify examples of comma splicing and suggest ways to correct them. Fact/opinion/bias Identify ways in which the writer conveys his own opinion (bias).

Week 10

Active / passive voice & between a rock and a hard place

Active/Passive Voice Identify active and passive voice, and the effect of each Between a Rock and a Hard Place Explore context of a piece of non-fiction.

Week 11

Chinese Cinderella- Context

Consider characters and themes in Chinese Cinderella.

Week 12

Explode a quotation

H is for Hawk- Context and themes Explore context and themes of a text

Week 13

Vocab starter 31-39

Zephaniah- Background and poetry Examine a poet’s writing style

Week 14

Varying sentence structures

Travel writing genre and themes Explore context of the extract. Identify features and themes of travel writing

Week 15

Context of The Explorer’s Daughter and debate

Explore context and themes of a text

Week 16

Colons and semi colons

Beyond the Sky and Earth- Context and themes Explore context and themes of a text

Week 17

Vocab starter 40-50

The Comparison Question Answer questions about an unseen text, referring closely to the passage. Begin to compare two texts.

Week 18

A Passage to Africa

Examine the setting and context of ‘A Passage to Africa.’ Complete a first reading of the extract.

Week 19

Vocab starter 51-60

Non Fiction Revision – Themes across the Non-Fiction section Identify common themes across the non-fiction texts

Week 20

Word classes

Introduction to imaginative writing and descriptive writing Understand different types of narrative

Week 21

Varying sentence structures

Narrative structures Explore narrative structures for imaginative writing, including effective openings (AO4)

Week 22

Vocab starter 61-70

Introduction to Poetry and Prose The Story of an Hour Examine the historical context of a short story. Complete a first reading and summarise the short story.

Week 23

Significant Cigarettes

Complete a first reading of an extract from a novel. Use knowledge of the text to answer questions about setting and characters.

Week 24

Themes in ‘Night’

Understand the form- a semi-autobiographical short story. Use reading comprehension skills (retrieval, inference) to examine relationships between characters.

Week 25

Building Tension- Night

Explore the significance of the title on events of a short story. Examine the writer’s use of linguistic and structural devices, particularly considering how tension is built across the story.

Week 26

Introduction to poetry (metaphors/symbolism)

Demonstrate their understanding of the effects a writer is hoping to achieve by use of: - simile - metaphor - personification - colour and contrast - description of place and explain how a writer uses these to appeal to the senses.

Week 27

Robert Frost – Life and Works

Understand more about a poet and their social/historical context

Week 28

Vocab starter 81-90

Common errors with stories Narrative viewpoint Examine how a writer develops an engaging and relatable character

Week 29

Examination Preparation and Revision – Non Fiction texts

Week 30

Examination Preparation and Revision – Transactional writing

Week 31

Examination Preparation and Revision – Essay writing skills (Analytical language)

Week 32

End of Year Examinations

Week 33

Examination feedback

Week 34

Consolidation of learning- redrafting exam responses

Week 35

Looking ahead to Year 11

Week 1

Chemistry - States of Matter


Biology - Characteristics of Living Things
Physics - Distance Time Graphs & Speed

Week 2

Chemistry - Solutions


Biology - Eukaryotic organisms: plants, animals, fungi, protoctists
Physics - Speed and acceleration

Week 3

Chemistry - Elements, Compounds and Mixtures


Biology - Prokaryotic organisms and Pathogens
Physics - Acceleration, velocity/time graphs

Week 4

Chemistry - Chromatography


Biology - Organ systems and plant/animal cells
Physics - Acceleration, velocity/time graphs 2

Week 5

Chemistry - Atomic Structure


Biology - Carbohydrates; proteins; lipids
Physics - Forces, vectors

Week 6

Chemistry - Periodic Table


Biology - Enzymes
Physics - Weight/mass/gravity. Stopping distances and falling objects

Week 7

Chemistry - Periodic Table


Biology - Enzymes and pH levels
Physics - Forces, springs, elasticity and Hookes Law

Week 8

Chemistry - Writing Equations, RFM


Biology - Diffusion, osmosis and active transport
Physics - Electricity - Power, current, voltage, energy, AC/DC and Safety

Week 9

Chemistry - Moles


Biology - Diffusion / Osmosis
Physics - Series/ Parallel circuits, Resistance and LDRs/ LEDs

Week 10

Chemistry - Reacting Masses


Biology - Diffusion and Osmosis in living/ non-living systems
Physics - Current: Resistance relationships in wires, diodes etc.

Week 11

Chemistry - Percentage Yield


Biology - Photosynthesis
Physics - Ohms Law V=IR, calculations in series and parallel circuits

Week 12

Chemistry - Empirical Formulae


Biology - Photosynthesis - Carbon Dioxide, light and temperature
Physics - Current, Charge and Voltage calculations

Week 13

Chemistry - Molecular Formulae


Biology - Leaf structure and plant need for ions
Physics - Longitudinal and Transverse waves

Week 14

Chemistry - Ionic Compounds


Biology - Diet - Carbs, Protein, Lipid, Vitamins, Water, Fibre
Physics - Waves - Frequency. Time Period, Doppler Effect

Week 15

Chemistry - Ionic Bonding


Biology - Energy requirements and Digestion System
Physics - Electromagnetic spectrum

Week 16

Chemistry - Properties of Ionic Compounds


Biology - Energy requirements and Digestion System 2
Physics - Transvers light waves, reflection.

Week 17

Chemistry - Covalent Bonding


Biology - Bile, gall bladder, stomach acid, small intestine
Physics - Refraction

Week 18

Chemistry - Properties of Covalent Compounds


Biology - ATP - Energy for Life
Physics - Refraction 2

Week 19

Chemistry - Group 1


Biology - Aerobic/Anaerobic Respiration
Physics - Total Internal Reflection / Refractive Index

Week 20

Chemistry - Group 7


Biology - Structure Breathing System - diaphragm, trachea, alveoli etc.
Physics - Longitudinal Sound Waves

Week 21

Chemistry - Gases in the Atmosphere


Biology - Breathing - carbon dioxide/exercise
Physics - Energy - transfers, conservation, Sankey diagrams.

Week 22

Chemistry - Carbon Dioxide


Biology - Effects of smoking
Physics - Conduction, convection, radiation

Week 23

Chemistry - Reactivity Series


Biology - Diffusion in single cell organisms, Transport systems and Plant Phloem
Physics - Conduction, convection, radiation and insulation

Week 24

Chemistry - Rusting


Biology - Role of Xylem in plants
Physics - Work Done

Week 25

Chemistry - Redox


Biology - Composition of blood
Physics - Gravitational Potential Energy

Week 26

Chemistry - Acids and Alkalis


Biology - Immune system, white blood cells
Physics - Kinetic Energy

Week 27

Chemistry - Acids, Bases and Solubility


Biology - The Heart
Physics - Conservation of energy, Power and Work Done

Week 28

Chemistry - Reactions of Acids with Metals, Metal Oxides and Metal Carbonates


Biology - Revision
Physics - Revision

Week 29

Chemistry - Preparation of a Soluble Salt


Biology - Blood system
Physics - Density, Mass and Volume

Week 30

Chemistry - Chemical Tests 1


Biology - Factors for coronary heart disease
Physics - Density, Mass and Volume

Week 31

Chemistry - Chemical Tests 2


Biology - Leaf metabolism - Carbon dioxide/oxygen - Excretion
Physics - Pressure, Force and Area

Week 32

Chemistry - Examination Preparation and Revision


Biology - Revision
Physics - Pressure in gases and liquids

Week 33

Chemistry - Examination Preparation and Revision


Biology - Revision
Physics - Revision

Week 34

Chemistry - End of Year Examination


Biology - Exam
Physics - Exam

Week 35

Chemistry - Examination Feedback


Biology - Feedback
Physics - Feedback

Key Stage 4 - Year 11 -

Week 1

Algebra review (Foundation: Algebra)

Week 2

Functions (Foundation: Substitution and rearranging)

Week 3

Graphs review

Week 4

Calculus (Foundation: Simultaneous equations revision)

Week 5

Transformations - Part 1 (Foundation: Circles and shape formula revision)

Week 6

Transformations -Part 2 and graph transformation

Week 7

Vectors (Foundation: Proportion and ratio)

Week 8

Percentages, interest, fractions, ratio and direct/inverse proportion (Foundation: Percentages interest, fractions review)

Week 9

Mock

Week 10

Mock review

Week 11

Shape extension and algebra + angles (Foundation: Angles)

Week 12

Sets

Week 13

Fractions algebra (Foundation: Algebra)

Week 14

Formula - quadratics inc sin and cosine rules

Week 15

Graph inequalities sin, tan, cos (Foundation: Inequalities)

Week 16

Sequences & rearranging formula

Week 17

Trig and shape

Week 18

Similarity and circle theorem

Week 19

Histograms, cumulative frequency

Week 20

Probability complex

Week 21

Bearings and Revision

Week 22

Revision & Graph transformations

Week 23

Past Papers & Proof practise

Week 24

Past Papers

Week 25

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Week 28

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Study full-time at home online with InterHigh

You can study full-time at InterHigh for GCSEs. We have supported many homeschooled pupils through Key Stage 4 who have thrived under the guidance of our experienced qualified staff. Find out more about studying full-time online at InterHigh.

Study alongside your existing school or college

Learning on Demand allows pupils to study extra subjects that perhaps the school or college they attend do not offer. Our British Curriculum offering a wide range of Key Stage 3 subjects right through to IGCSE and A Levels, offers the perfect foundation for future studies. Due to the flexible nature of our online school, students at school or college can study any extra subjects at InterHigh alongside their existing lessons.

Use InterHigh to advance your own home education experience

Learning on Demand is a great way for homeschooled pupils to compliment their education. InterHigh has worked with many parents to provide their children with extra support in certain subjects. Our revolutionary teaching model allows pupils to make excellent progress in rapid time.

Register your interest in Learning on Demand

We are continually adding more subjects at various levels to our flexible learning program, so let us know what you would like to enrol on and we will notify when the lessons start