Curriculum Structure

This page shows the hours per week scheduled for each subject or option in each year group. Further information about each Key Stage 3 and 4 subject can be found in the Teaching and Learning section of this website. Further information about Key Stage 5 subjects can be found in the Sixth Form section of this website.

Key Stage 3

In Years 7, 8 and 9 each student studies:

3 hours per week of 2 hours per week of1 hour per week of
EnglishDesign and TechnologyArt
MathematicsFrenchDrama
ScienceGeographyICT

HistoryMusic

Physical EducationPSHE


Religious Studies

KEY STAGE 3 HOMEWORK TIMETABLE

Key Stage 4

In Years 10 and 11 students study the following core subjects:

5 hours per week of4 hours a week of3 hours a week of1 hour a week of
Combined ScienceEnglish Language and
English Literature
Optional Subjects x 3PSHE

Mathematics
Religious Studies



Physical Education

 The three optional subjects are chosen from:

Art
Geography
GCSE Business StudiesGraphics
Computer ScienceHistory
Drama & Theatre StudiesIT: Creative iMedia
DT ElectronicsMusic
DT Product DesignPhotography
DT TextilesPhysical Education GCSE
Enterprise & MarketingSpanish
Food & Nutrition
Sport Studies
FrenchTriple Science

[Please see the Options Section for this year's blocking structure]

Key Stage 5

Students may choose three or four subjects to study at A level. Each A level subject is taught for 5 hours per week. In addition, students have 1 hour per week for PSHE, 1 hour per week for EPQ and 2 hours per week of Supervised Study.

Art & DesignHistory
BiologyMathematics
Business StudiesMusic
ChemistryMusic Technology
Computer Science
Philosophy & Ethics
Design Engineering
Photography
DramaPhysical Education
English Language & LiteraturePhysics
English LiteratureProduct Design
FrenchPsychology
Further MathematicsSociology
GeographySpanish
Government & Politics
Graphics

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