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Key Stage 3

Key stage 3 Curriculum Outline

 Our core curriculum in Key Stage 3 consists of English, Maths, Science , Art, Geography, History, Modern Foreign Languages, ICT, Physical Education, PSHE and Religious Education. In Years 8, students study Food Studies and Design and Technology through take out classes. The school week consists of twenty-five 60 minute learning blocks. In year 7, 8 and 9, these 25 lessons are divided as shown below:

Years 7, 8 and 9

Subject

Hours studied per fortnight

Subject

Hours studied per fortnight

English

8

History

4

Maths

8

Geography

4

Science

6

Information Technology

2

Modern Foreign Language *

6

Religious Education

2

Physical Education

2

Music

2

Food Tech, Resistant Materials in year 8 only

2

Art

2

PSHEE

1 hour weekly on rolling programme

Drama

2

 * Students will study French, German or Spanish.