We aim to ensure every student is challenged to achieve their best at all times by consistently providing engaging lessons which stretch students.
Key Stage 3
Students are taught in five ability sets for our core subjects; English, Maths and Science and then in mixed ability groups for all other subjects as shown below. The core subjects regularly review their ability sets to ensure each student is appropriately placed.
- Design and Technology
During year 9 students provision of CIAG will increase and students will be given more focused careers guidance and subject advice in preparation for choosing their options for KS4. From September 2020 students make their decisions in the Summer term of Year 9 and start their GCSE courses at the start of Year 10.
Key Stage 4
All students follow courses in English, Maths, Science and PE, alongside the curriculum is supplemented with statutory requirements of Religious Studies and Personal Social Health and Education. Students are required to pick four additional subjects to study, at least one of the additional subjects should be History, French or Geography. The final three additional subjects can include any of the following subjects;
- Business Studies
- Catering & Hospitality
- Design Technology
- Religious Studies