Years 7 and 8

Our curriculum covers all national curriculum subjects and delivers a broad and balanced experience for students.

The table below shows the subjects that will be studied during years 7 and 8 (Key Stage 3). During year 8, students will choose their GCSE options subjects (see details below). For further details about each subject area please visit the subjects section.

KEY STAGE 3

Subject Number of lessons per week in Year 7 Number of lessons per week in Year 8
English 6 6
Mathematics 5 5
 
Science
Physics 2 2
Chemistry 2 2
Biology 2 2
History 2 2
Geography 2 2
Spanish 4 4
R.E. / Philosophy & Ethics 1 1
Physical Education (PE) 3 3
PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education) 1 1
Art 2 2
Music 2 2
Drama 1 1
Design & Enterprise (DE) 3 3
Computer Science/ICT 1 1
Total 39 39

The two music lessons each week will follow different formats; one will be a standard music lesson, the other will be an instrumental lesson where all students will have tuition in singing and either guitar or p-bone (plastic trombone).

 

OPTIONS 2016-17

This section will be further updated after the options evening to be held on Tuesday 7th March 2017.

Please download the options booklets:

8a & 8b: Compulsory EBacc Options booklet

8c & 8d: Options booklet

Options 2015-16

Please download the options booklet and the options evening presentation from the options evening held on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.

Options forms need to be returned by Friday 11th March 2016. Please contact your child's tutor or subject teachers if you have any specific queries.

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