In Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) pupils follow a broad and balanced curriculum which will prepare them for Key Stage 4 when they choose their options.

In Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11) pupils are prepared for external examinations. Some subjects are compulsory:

  • English Language GCSE
  • English Literature GCSE
  • Mathematics GCSE
  • Double Science or Chemistry, Physics & Biology separately GCSE
  • Modern Foreign Language * GCSE
  • Religious Education (Short Course) GCSE
  • Citizenship & Personal, Social & Health Education (Core)
  • Careers
  • Physical Education (Core)

* We would expect all pupils to consider a modern foreign language

A number of additional subjects are available for pupils to choose from:

  • Art & Design
  • Business (BTEC)
  • Business (GCSE)
  • Citizenship
  • Computing
  • Design & Technology (one of these) Product Design
  • Resistant Materials
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Geography  
  • History
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Triple Science

Curriculum Summaries for Year 7 to Year 11

Years 7-9 for 2018-2019

Course details for the GCSE course from 2018-2020

In addition to following the curriculum, the School aims to instil in pupils Fundamental British Values (FBV), and help them develop spiritually, morality, socially and culturally (SMSC).

More information about the National Curriculum can be found here.