Curriculum Overview

CURRICULUM ALLOCATION PER FORTNIGHT

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Year 7

 
English 6 lessons
Mathematics, Science, Modern Foreign Languages 6 lessons
PE  4 lessons
Geography, History, Art 3 lessons
2 lessons PSHCE, Drama, Food Technology 1 lesson

 

Year 8  
Mathematics   8 lessons
English 7 lessons
Science, Modern Foreign Languages    6 lessons
PE  4 lessons
Geography, History, Religious Studies    3 lessons
Art, Computer Science, Design and Technology, Music    2 lessons
PSHCE, Drama 1 lesson

 

 

Years 9, 10 and Year 11  
All students study these subjects at GCSE:  
English Language, English Literature, Double Science  

8 lessons

(Double Science 7 lessons in year 9)

Mathematics   6 lessons
Physical Education 4 lessons
Religious Studies

3 lessons

(4 lessons in year 9)

PSHCE 1 lesson
In addition to the above, students study 4 GCSE subjects
from the following:
 

Art and design, Business, Music, History,  Triple science 

Geography,  French, Spanish, German, Physical Education 

Product Design, Drama, Sociology, Computer Science 

5 lessons

 

Years 12 and 13  
Sixth Form Games 2 lessons
PSHCE    1 lesson
   
A Levels    

8 lessons per chosen subject

CSLA   1 lesson
Further Maths 7 lessons
EPQ 1 lesson
   

Some subjects have fewer than eight lessons per fortnight due to class size.

Students mainly study three subjects from the following list:

Art and Design

French

Media Studies

Business

Further Mathematics

Music

Biology

Geography

Physical education

Chemistry

History

RS/ Philosophy and Ethics

Computer Science

Mathematics

Physics

Product Design

Government and Politics

Psychology

Economics

 

Sociology

English literature

 

Spanish

 

For more information on A Level courses, please see the Sixth Form

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