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Curriculum

We want students to value their education; to be inspired to develop their potential and look beyond their own horizons to succeed in today's every changing world. Our curriculum therefore is one which continually evolves, combining a commitment to the demands of academic rigour whilst embracing student's personal development.

To find out more about the curriculum Graham School delivers, please contact the school and ask to speak to the Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum.

Timetable

The timetable operates over 5x 1-hour periods of subject lesson time each day. School starts at 8:40am and Finishes at 3:10pm. Form Time starts at 8:40am and last 20 minutes. Religous Studies, PSHE & Citizenship and Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) takes place during Life Skills.

Homework Expectations

Students receive 1 hour of homework per subject, per week. In Key Stage 4 this may well be 2 Hours for English, Maths, Science and Modern Languages.

Curriculum Model

1 week timetable, 1 hour periods. Hours per week.

Year

7

7 Enr.

8

8 Enr.

9

9 Enr.

10

11

English

4

4

5

5

5

5

4

4

Literacy/Numeracy

 -

3*

 -

2*

 -

2*

 -

 -

Maths

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Science

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

4

Lifeskills

1

1

1

1

1

1

-

-

PE

2

2

2

2

2

2

1

1

Option1

 -

 -

 -

 -

-

 -

3

3

Option2

 -

 -

 -

 -

-

 -

3

3

Option3

 -

 -

 -

 -

-

 -

3

3

Option4

 -

 -

 -

 -

-

 -

3

3

Option5

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

Art

1

1

1

1

1

1

 -

 -

Expressive Arts

1

1

1

1

1

1

 -

 -

Geography

1

1

2

2

2**

2

 -

 -

History

2

2

1

1

2**

1

 -

 -

MFL

2

0

2

0

2

0

 -

 -

Computing

2

1

1

1

1

1

 -

 -

Technology

2

2

2

2

2

2

 -

 -

Total

25

25

25

25

25

25

25

25

* Taught as part of the enrichment curriculum

 ** Humanities Option in Y9 History Or Geography