The Lower Years

The school curriculum in both KS3 and KS4 follows the National Curriculum.

In Year 7 students follow a common curriculum. This comprises English, Mathematics, Science, Art, Drama/Dance, French or Literacy and Thinking Skills or Learning Support, Geography, History, Design, ICT, Music, Physical Education and Personal, Social and Religious Education.

In Years 8 and 9 the same core curriculum is available with the opportunity to study Spanish either in addition to French or as a replacement for it.

In Year 9 students start to specialise in Design and Technology, choosing either Product Design, Food Technology, Textiles or Graphics. Students will be guided in making their Key Stage 4 option choices during Year 9.


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