Key Stage Three: Years 7 and 8
All students follow a common curriculum at KS3. The following table lists the subjects and allocation of teaching periods for each of them.
|Modern Foreign Languages||3||3|
|Total Number of Lessons||30||30|
|Total Number of Hours||25.6||25.6|
|DFE Recommended Minimum||24||24|
Students are assessed against National Curriculum criteria for each subject. Their progress is tracked in sub-levels (4a, 4b, 4c) which is compared against their ‘good progress’ (4LP) targets.
*Students study a ‘carousel’ developing skills in Food Technology, Resistant Materials and Textiles.
Throughout KS3 and KS4 the PSHE curriculum is delivered during tutor time and through drop down mornings to ensure that key aspects are delivered effectively. These include: Sex and Relationships Education, Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco Education and Employability/Careers.
Literacy: Accelerated Reader
All students in Years 7-9 participate in the Accelerated Reader scheme to develop their love of reading and improve their literacy skills.
For more detailed information about each subject, including units and assessments, please click on the links below: