Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3

Year 7 to Year 9

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The school provides courses for pupils at all levels of ability, and regards the education of all pupils as equally important.
Pupils follow a common curriculum for the first three years, after which they select courses appropriate to their needs under the guidance of parents and teaching staff:

Years 7-9

 Year 7 students are taught in mixed ability groups except for Maths, English and Science where they are taught in sets.
At Key stage 3 students will study
  • English;
  •  Humanities (History, Geography, R.E.);
  • Mathematics;
  • ICT;
  • French; Science;
  • Art;
  • Music;
  • Drama;
  • Technology;
  • Personal, Social and Health Education;
  • Citizenship;
  • Physical Education.
* Creative Studies to support students in developing literacy skills
* In Year 7, students study either French or Spanish.
* Maths, English and Science are taught in  ability sets at Key Stage 3
* All students start GCSE Science in Year 9