Core Study

Rise Academy Hull Core Study

Core Study Programme

Our Core English and Maths Curriculum is statutory for all learners and leads to a valid and credible qualification at the end of the academic year or Key Stage.

The exam boards we work with are Edexcel, AQA, WJEC and Edexcel.

GCSE English Language


The GCSE in English Language course will allow you to develop your ability to use English effectively and be able to speak, listen, read and write clearly, appropriately and critically – for a wide range of personal, functional and social purposes.

GCSE English Literature


The GCSE in English Literature course will encourage you to be inspired by following a clear and worthwhile course of study.

GCSE Mathematics


Everyone needs to use mathematics, particularly arithmetic, as a tool to help in everyday life and to understand more clearly the world in which we live.

Functional Skills


Functional Skills are the essential skills vital for young people to participate in life, learning and work. It is a worthwhile course for students from diverse backgrounds in terms of general education and lifelong learning.