Curriculum Time Allocation

This identifies the 2020-21 curriculum entitlement for all KS3 students.

KS3 includes Year 7 and 8 The school operates a two week timetable. The number of hours outlines the curriculum time allocated over the two week period.

SUBJECT YEAR 7 YEAR 8
Art 2hrs 2hrs
Computing 2hrs 0hrs
Drama 2hrs 2hrs
English 6hrs 8hrs
French 4hrs 4hrs
Geography 3hrs 3hrs
History 3hrs 3hrs
Maths 6hrs 6hrs
Music 2hrs 2hrs
Religious Studies 4hrs 4hrs
Science 6hrs 6hrs
Food/Textiles 2hrs 2hrs
Resistant Materials 2hrs 2hrs
Physical Education 4hrs 4hrs

 

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Entitlement - 2020-21

This identifies the 2017-18 curriculum entitlement for all KS4 students. KS4 includes Years 9, 10 and 11. GCSE's start in Year 9, a three year KS4 programme. The school operates a two week timetable. The number of hours outlines the curriculum time allocated over the two week period.

SUBJECT Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
English 7hrs 8hrs 8hrs
Maths 7hrs 8hrs 8hrs
Science  6hrs* 8hrs* 8hrs*
Religious Studies 4hrs 5hrs 5hrs
Physical Education 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
PSD 2hrs 2hr 2hrs
Year 9 History 3hrs - -
Year 9 Geography 3hrs - -
Year 9 French or Spanish 4hrs - -
Year 9 Art & Drama Carousel 2hrs - -
Year 9 Music & IT Carousel 2 - -
          Technology              2x RM per fortnight       2x Food or Textiles on a carousel 4 - -
Year 10/11 Option 1  - 5hrs 5hrs
Year 10/11 Option 2 - 5hrs 5hrs
Year 10/11 Option 3 - 5hrs 5hrs

* Additional teaching time for triple science will be scheduled as a period 6 lesson

 

In Key Stage 4 students have the option of studying the following subjects:

GCSE Subjects:

  • Art
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Product Design
  • Sociology

Vocational Subjects:

  • Digital Applications
  • Food and Cookery
  • Health and Fitness
  • Media 
  • Performing Arts

For further information related to National Curriculum please click here.

Additional curriculum information can be obtained via our curriculum leaders. Their email addresses can be found by clicking here.