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About Us | Curriculum

There are six lessons of 50 minutes each day. Students are taught in ability sets in English, Maths, Science, Modern Languages and Humanities. Setting reviews are built into the school calendar and take place at regular intervals. The range of subjects on offer in the school at Key Stage 3 and 4 and the qualifications they currently lead to, is shown in the table below.

Key Stage 3 Subjects
Years 7-8
Key Stage 4 Subjects
Years 9-11
Qualification Exam Board
English English Language GCSE AQA
Mathematics English Language IGCSE CIE
Science English Literature GCSE AQA
Art Maths GCSE Edexcel
Citizenship (Not Year 7) Science: Core GCSE OCR
Drama Science: Additional (Year 11) GCSE OCR
Food Technology Science: Further Additional (Year 11) GCSE OCR
French Art & Design GCSE AQA
Geography Hospitality GCSE WJEC
Graphics H E: Child Development GCSE AQA
History Citizenship  GCSE Edexcel
Information & Communication Technology Drama (Performing Arts/Acting) BTEC Edexcel
Music French GCSE Edexcel
Physical Education Geography GCSE AQA
Religious Education German GCSE Edexcel
Resistant Materials Health & Social Care  GCSE Edexcel
Textiles History GCSE OCR
  Information & Communication Technology or ECDL BCS
  Computing  GCSE OCR
  Media Studies GCSE AQA
  Music BTEC Edexcel
  PE GCSE Edexcel
  RE GCSE Edexcel
  Resistant Materials GCSE WJEC
  Textiles  GCSE WJEC