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Curriculum Structure

CURRICULUM

Intent

The college has a fully inclusive curriculum which is designed to serve our community and provide opportunities for all to flourish. We recognise the context of our community and the intent is to equip all students with the cultural capital and essential knowledge to enable them to access their next steps into further and/or higher education, employment or training.

The curriculum at Christ’s College is broad and ambitious. It provides opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in curriculum areas as well as reading, citizenship and personal welfare and development. This culminates with students becoming well rounded young adults whose Christian and fundamental British values are central to their everyday activities, embedded in all they do.

Lower School

Between Years 7 to 9 all students study a full suite of subjects which gives them the breadth of knowledge and skills to prepare them for later life:

A summary of the curriculum for the lower school

Art

Computing

Dance

Drama

Design Technology: Food

Design Technology: Resistant Materials

English

Geography

History

Maths

Modern Foreign Languages

Music

Physical Education

Religious Studies

Science 

During Year 9 students have the opportunity to choose the subjects they wish to study in Years 10 and 11. The curriculum covered in the Lower School is designed to allow all students to be ready to study and succeed at GCSE.


Upper School

In Years 10 and 11 all students study the following core subjects which ensures the breadth of the curriculum is maintained: 

English

Maths

Physical Education

Religious Studies

Science (Core and Additional)

Modern Foreign Languages

Four optional subjects can then be chosen from the following list:

Art

Business

Computer Science

Dance

Drama

Design Technology: Food and Nutrition

Design Technology: Resistant Materials

Geography

History

IT

Music

Photography

Physical Education GCSE

Vocational Health and Fitness

Vocational Travel and Tourism

Triple Science

 

 

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