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Curriculum overview

Key Stage 3 

In Key Stage 3, students are taught in mixed ability groups for all their subjects in Year 7 and ability groups for the majority of subjects in Year 8. Students receive extra support if they have particular weaknesses in literacy and numeracy. The curriculum consists of subjects over a 50 lesson two week timetable and each lesson lasts for one hour.

Students continue with the curriculum below until they make their Key Stage 4 option choices in April of Year 8.

Number of one-hour lessons per fortnight for each subject:

Subject

Lessons

Art

2

Catering

2

Design Technology

2

English

8

Geography

4

History

4

IT

2

Maths

8

MFL

4

Music

2

Physical Education

2

PSHE

2 (20-minute lessons)

RS

2

Science

8

 

To find out more about our curriculum please visit the curriculum tab on the website or contact the school office.