Curriculum Structure

This page shows the hours per week scheduled for each subject or option in each year group

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 EducationPSME


Religious Studies

 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 3PSME

Mathematics
Religious Studies



Physical Education

 The three optional subjects are chosen from:

Art
Geography
BTEC Business StudiesGraphics
GCSE Business StudiesHistory
Computer Science
IT: Creative Media
Drama & Theatre StudiesMusic
DT Electronics
Photography
DT Product Design
Physical Education GCSE
DT Textiles
Spanish
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.

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 & PoliticsTextiles
Graphics

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