Our vision is simple but passionate.
“To inspire and challenge our students to excel in their curriculum pathway, make progress regardless of their starting point and become masters of their learning craft”
How is the Curriculum organised?
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 3 students (Years 7 and 8) study for 50 hours over 2 weeks. This is comprised of 5 one hour lessons each day. The table below shows how many hours over 2 weeks are allocated in each subject area:
|Subject||Year 7||Year 8|
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 4 students (Years 9, 10 and 11) study for 50 hours over 2 weeks. This consists of 5 one hour lessons each day. The key stage 4 curriculum is structured to reflect three key component; Core subjects, EBACC subjects and Open element subjects. The table below shows how many hours over 2 weeks are allocated in each subject area:
|Subject||Year 9||Year 10||Year 11|
In addition to the subjects outlined above, our Key Stage 4 students also select 3 guided option subjects to study. They study each option subject for 4 hours a fortnight. The list of subjects students can select from can be seen below:
|Art & Design Fine Art||History B|
|Business and Enterprise||ICT – Vocational Qualification|
|Certificate in IT User Skills||Leisure and Tourism|
|Food Preparation & Nutrition||Religious Education|
|Health and Social Care BTEC||Triple Science|
*The course list may be revised as and when necessary.
Detailed curriculum information
For each subject area and year group information more details can be found in the Curriculum Maps and Faculty Statements on the school website or by requesting information from the subject leader. Please see the names of subject leaders below:
|Subject||Head of Faculty|
|Creative Arts||A. Graham-Mullings|