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Curriculum Structure

Key Stage 3

In years 7 and 8 all students study the following subjects:

  • 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 8 students have the opportunity to choose the subjects they wish to study in years 9, 10 and 11. Year 9 is a foundation year aimed at giving students the opportunity to develop the skills they need in the subjects. The GCSE content for the option subjects will mainly be covered in year 10 and 11.

 


Key Stage 4

In year 10 and 11 all students study the following subjects:

  • Computer Science or ICT
  • English
  • Maths
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Studies
  • Science (Core and Additional or BTEC)

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

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Design Technology: Food and Nutrition
  • Design Technology: Resistant Materials
  • Geography
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Physical Education GCSE
  • Triple science

We strongly recommend that the majority of students choose a modern foreign language and a humanities subject (History or Geography) as this gives a broad curriculum as a foundation for any future studies.

 


Key Stage 5

We offer a wide variety of courses in the Sixth Form. Students will usually study 3 or 4 of the courses listed below during year 12 and 13. 

  • Art
  • Art Graphics
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Dance
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Further Maths
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Studies
  • Theatre Arts               
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