Curriculum Information 2021 - 2022 

KS3 

Number of lessons per fortnight in Key Stage 3 – Total 50 lessons 

Subject 

Y7 

Y8 

Y9 

English 

Maths 

Science 

French or German 

Geography 

History 

PE 

Computing 

Technology 

Rs and Life 

Music 

2* 

Art 

2* 

Drama 

2* 

* Music, Art and Drama in Y9 share 4 lesson per fortnight, each subject has 2 terms each. 

KS4 

 

Number of lessons per fortnight in KS4  

– Total 50 lessons 

Subject 

Y10 

Y11 

English 

Maths 

Science 

10 

10 

Option A  

Option B 

Option C 

Option D 

PE (non-examination) 

Rs (non-examination) 

Law/Politics/Society 

(non-examination) 

 

Single Science students additionally use option A time to study part of their single science course. 

Y10 have 16 lessons of single science - Y11 have 15 lessons of single science. 

Combined science students in Y10 and Y11 have 10 lessons per fortnight. 

 

Students in Y10 study English, Maths, Science and 3 options subjects, (2 if taking triple science) 

Students in Y11 study English, Maths, Science and 4 options subjects, (3 if taking triple science) 

LIFE (non examination) is covered during form time and flexible learning days. It includes Personal and Social Education, Careers, Economic Wellbeing and Citizenship.