All students follow the full national curriculum. In Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9) pupils study English, Mathematics, Science, Art, Music, Drama, French, Geography, History, Religious Education, Design Technology, Physical Education and Computing. In Year 9 some students also study Spanish or Latin
In Key Stage 4 (Year 10 and 11) all subjects can be continued to GCSE level or equivalent. Some subjects, such as English, Mathematics, Science, RE and PE, are compulsory. Youth Award qualifications are introduced, as are GCSEs in subjects such as Business Studies, Media.
Our Sixth Form offers a broad range of vocational and academic qualifications including AS and A2 level courses in over twenty subjects. We also offer intermediate level courses and vocational A levels in Art and Design, Performing Arts, Business and Media Studies. For more information about courses on offer, visit the Sixth Form web pages.
All subjects are organised in faculties. Heads of Faculty are responsible for the curriculum in their area. Heads of Faculty are:
Arts: Ms R Landreth
Technology & Enterprise: Mr C Bateman
English: Miss C Strange
Humanities: Mr G West
Inclusion: Mr A Greenhalgh
Mathematics: Mr J Gurung
Modern Languages: Mr S Cajkler
Physical Education: Mrs J Green & Mrs L Strange
Science: Dr J Jones
Library: Mrs G Hood