Curriculum

The curriculum is designed to contribute to all broad areas of learning and experience:  Linguistic, Mathematical, Cultural, Aesthetic and Creative, Scientific, Technological, Spiritual, Human and Social, Physical and Moral.

All students follow a balanced and coherent curriculum, facilitated by a 50-period 10-day timetable. The target number of periods allocated to each subject in each year group per fortnight is indicated in the following table:

Subject

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

English

6

8

9

9

9

Maths

6

7

9

9

6

Science

5

6

8

10

8

PE

4

4

4

4

4

Creative curriculum

20

 

 

 

 

Ethics & Philosophy (RE)

2

2

2

2

2

History

2

3

3

 

 

Geography

2

3

3

 

 

Languages

3

4

4

 

 

Art / Drama / Music

 

8

 

 

 

Technology

 

3

 

 

 

ICT

 

3

 

 

 

Op1

 

 

4

4

4

Op2

 

 

4

4

4

Op3

 

 

 

4

4

Op4

 

 

 

4

4

Op5

 

 

 

 

4