Key Stage 3

In Year 7, 8 and 9 your child will study the subjects shown below, with the allocation of time for each subject per fortnight (lessons are either 65 or 70 minutes):-

                                      Year 7     Year 8 Year 9
English + Literacy + Drama/Performing Arts 6 + 1 + 2  6 + 1 + 2 English + Literacy + Drama 6 + 1 + 2
Maths 7 Maths 7
Science 6 Science 6
Computer Science 2 Computer Science 2
PE 5 PE 5
History 3 History 2
Geography 3 Geography 2
Philosophy Religion & Ethics 2 Philosophy Religion & Ethics 2
MFL 3 MFL 4
Art 2 Art 2
Music 2 Music 2
Technology 3 Technology 3
Enrichment 2 Enrichment 2
Life Skills / PSHEE  1  Life Skills / PHSEE  2
Total 50 Total 50

 

For each subject there is a programme of study that guides the content of lessons. For some subjects there are aspects of the programme that are compulsory.

Options Process

During Year 9, students will be asked to make choices about the subjects they wish to study at GCSE.  Full details of the current options available for students moving from Year 9 into 10, can be found in the Options Booklet 2018-2020, a copy of which is below:-

Options Booklet 2018-2020       Options Form 2018-20


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