Curriculum Time Allocation

This identifies the 2021-22 curriculum entitlement for all KS3 students.

KS3 includes Years 7, 8 and 9. 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 YEAR 9
Art 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
Computing 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
Drama 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
English 6hrs 7hrs 7hrs
French/Spanish 4hrs 4hrs 4hrs
Geography 3hrs 2hrs 2hrs
History 3hrs 2hrs 2hrs
Maths 6hrs 7hrs 7hrs
Music 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
Religious Studies 4hrs 4hrs 2hrs
Science 6hrs 6hrs 6hrs
Food/Textiles 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
Resistant Materials 2hrs 2hrs 2hrs
PSHE 1 hr 40 mins 1 hr 40 mins 3 hrs 40 mins
Physical Education 4hrs 4hrs 4hrs

 

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Entitlement - 2021-22

This identifies the 2021-22 curriculum entitlement for all KS4 students. KS4 includes Years 10 and 11. GCSE's start in Year 10, a two 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 10 Year 11
English 8hrs 8hrs
Maths 8hrs 8hrs
Science 9hrs* 9hrs*
Religious Studies 6hrs 6hrs
Physical Education 2hrs 2hrs
PSHE 1 hr 40 1 hr 40
 Option 1  5hrs 5hrs
 Option 2 5hrs 5hrs
 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
  • Design Technology
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • French
  • Graphics
  • Spanish
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Textiles
  • Sociology
  • Media

Vocational Subjects:

  • Digital IT
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Sport
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Travel and Tourism

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.