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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.

Timetable

The timetable operates over two weeks for 10 days total and has 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 30 minutes. Religous Studies, PSHE & Citizenship and Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) takes place during Life Skills.

Lower School and Upper School

The school operates a Lower and Upper school model where Year 7 and 8 teaching takes place on the lower site and year 9, 10 and 11 takes place on the upper site. The timetable follows the same structure across both sites, and most staff teach lessons on both the Upper and Lower sites.

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.

Year77 Enr.88 Enr.91011
English              
Literacy/Numeracy              
Maths              
Science              
Lifeskills              
PE              
Option1              
Option2              
Option3              
Option4              
Option 5              
Art              
Drama              
Geography              
History              
MFL              
Music              
Computing              
Technology              
Total              

* - As part of the Enrichment curriculum

** - Year 11 Life Skills is taught as specific drop-down days throughout the year