KS3 Curriculum


The Curriculum in years 7, 8, and 9 largely follows the KS3 National Curriculum in the following subjects:

KS3 curriculum Number of lessons per fortnight
Subject Y7 Y8 Y9
English 8 8 8
Mathematics 8 8 8
Science 6 6 6
History 3 3 3
Geography 3 3 3
French 3 3 4
German 3 3 4
PE 5 4 4
Design and Technology 4 4 6
RE 2 2 3
Music 2 2 2
Art 2 2 2
Drama   1 1
IT/Computing 2 2 Incorporated into DT
PHSE & SMSC 2 2 2

In most subjects year 9 students follow a transition to GCSE programme of study during term 6 of the academic year. Students will opt to study either French or German in year 9