Curriculum Model

 

Key Stage 3

Subject

Number of Lessons

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Art

3

3

3

Citizenship

1

1

1

Dance

2

2

+

2

2

+

2

Drama

2

Music

2

English Language

7

8

8

Geography

3

3

4

History

3

3

4

IT

3

3

3

Languages

6

6

6

Life Skills

1

1

1

Maths

7

8

8

PE

4

4

3

RE

3

3

3

Science

7

7

8

Technology

6

6

4

Total

60

60

60

 

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

1. Students opt for 2 Performing Arts subjects in Year 8 and Year 9 (2 periods each subject). Gained lessons going to English Language and Maths.

2. Technology reduced from 6 to 4 periods in Year 9 and the gained lessons going to History and Geography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Key Stage 4

Subject

Number of Lessons

Year 10

Year 11

English Language

7

7

Life Skills

1

1

Maths

7

7

PE

3

3

RE

2

2

Science

10

10

Total

30

30

In addition to this students choose subjects from 5 option blocks.  Each subject is studied for 6 periods a cycle.  However, students requiring extra support in English / Maths will only study 4 subjects.  Extra English/ Maths will be taught in the fifth option block. 

Further information about the curriculum content for each subject at Key Stage 4 can be found in the Year 9 Options booklet (2014)