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Curriculum Structure

Key Stage 3 Curriculum 2019-20

 

In Years 7 to 8 students follow a core curriculum of the following subjects through 25 periods across the week.

Year 7 to 8

 

Subject

Art

History

Citizenship

Mathematics

Computing

Modern Foreign

Languages - French

Drama

Music

Design Technology

Physical Education

English

Religious Education

Geography

Science

 

Key Stage 4 Curriculum 2019-20

 

Year 9 and 10

 

In Year 9 and 10 Students are distributed across 3 bands, although all follow a core curriculum of the following subjects over three (9) or two (10) years:

 

Subject 

Qualification

English

GCSE

English Literature

GCSE

French

GCSE

Or

 

ASDAN

BTEC

Geography

GCSE

Or

 

History

GCSE

Mathematics 

GCSE

Computing

Not Examined

Physical Education

BTEC

Religious Education

GCSE

Combined Science or

Triple Science

GCSE

 

Students then have additional core subjects before choosing, depending on their banding, up to 2 further options subjects to complete their timetable for their two years of study at Key Stage 4:

 

Subject

Qualification

Subject

Qualification

Option A or B

Art 

GCSE

Catering

WJEC Lvl 1/2

Business Studies

GCSE

Childcare

BTEC

Design Tech

BTEC

i-Media

CNAW

Health & Social

BTEC

Music

GCSE

Sport

CNAW

Performing Arts

BTEC

 

Year 11

 

In Year 11 Students are distributed across 2 bands, although all follow a core curriculum of the following subjects over two years: 

 

Subject 

Qualification

English

GCSE

English Literature 

GCSE

French

GCSE

Or

 

Arts Award

Not Examined

Geography

GCSE

Or

 

History

GCSE

Mathematics

GCSE

Physical Education

Not Examined

Religious Education

GCSE / SGCSE

Combined Science or

Triple Science

GCSE

 

Students then have additional core subjects before choosing, depending on their banding, up to 3 further options subjects to complete their timetable for their two years of study at Key Stage 4:

 

Subject 

Qualification

Subject

Qualification

A

B

Art

GCSE

Food

WJEC Lvl 1/2

Health & Social

BTEC

Media Studies

GCSE

Sport

CNAW

Technology

BTEC

Statistics

GCSE

 

 

 

Key Stage 5 Curriculum 2019-20

 

In Years 12 and 13 Students are encouraged to choose one subject from each of the following option blocks to construct their timetable:

 

Year 12 and 13

 

Subject

Qualification

Subject

Qualification

Subject

Qualification

A

B

C

Biology

GCEA

HSC

BTEC

HSC

BTEC

ICT

BTEC

Science

BTEC

Criminology

Level 3

Sociology

GCEA

Chemistry

GCEA

 

 

 

 

Subject         

Qualification

Subject         

Qualification

D

E

English

GCEA

Psychology

GCEA

Maths

GCEA

Physics

GCEA

PE

CNAW

 

 

 

Or

 

Subject         

Qualification

Vocational

Catering

NVQ

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