Curriculum Model

The Curriculum Model

Year 7, 8 & 9

At Key Stage 3, students experience a full range of academic, practical and creative subjects. The curriculum builds powerful knowledge and develops strengths and areas of interest for all of our students

 Year 7 & 8

Subject Number of Lessons
English 4
Maths 4
Science 3
History 2*
Geography 2
Spanish 1
PE 2
RE 1
PSHE 1
Performing Arts (Drama, Dance & Music) 2
DT & Computing 2*
Art 1

*students who study an extra period of English will only study 1 lesson of History and students who study an extra period of Maths will only study 1 lesson of DT & Computing

Year 9

Subject Number of Lessons
English 5
Maths 5
Science 4
History 2
Geography 2
Spanish 1
PE, Dance and Drama 2
PSHRE 1
Music 1
DT & Computing 1
Art 1

Year 10

In Y10, all students follow the core curriculum of

Subject Number of Lessons
English 4*
Maths 4
Science 5
PE 1

*PSHE is taught on a rota in English lessons

Options

Subject Number of Lessons
Option A

History or Geography

3
Option B

Art

Child Care

PE

Music

Spanish

Engineering

H&SC

PE

Food

2 in Y10

3 in Y11

Option C

Dance

Engineering

Food

Imedia

Music

PE

Photography

Spanish

3 in Y10

2 in Y11

Option D

Art

Drama

Food

H&SC

Imedia

Photography

3D Product

RE

3 in Y10

2 in Y11

Year 11

The core curriculum changes in Y11, but the options remain the same;

Subject Number of Lessons
English 4
Maths 5
Science 5
PE

All students complete the BTEC Sport qualification

2
Geography / History 3
Option A 3
Option B 3

 

*PSHRE is taught through drop down days

 

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