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 
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Double Science or Chemistry, Physics & Biology separately
  • Careers
  • Physical Education (Core)

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

  • Art & Design
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • D& T - Design & Technology 
  • D & T - Food Preparation and Nutrition 
  • Drama
  • French
  • Geography  
  • History
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish
  • Tech Award in Enterprise

Curriculum Summaries for Year 7 to Year 11

Years 7-9 for 2020-2021

Course details for the GCSE course from 2019-2021

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

The School's protocol for set changes can be found here. If you would like to find out more about the curriculum in the Senior School please contact the Academic Office on 01737 649000.