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 ICT. In Year 9 some students also study German, 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 and Motor Vehicle Studies. Our vocational courses include Manufacturing and Media, Engineering and the Diploma in Digital Applications.
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
Design Technology: Ms S Young & Mr M Kabat
English: Mr T Rattigan
Humanities: Mr G West
Learning Support: Ms J Hatfield
Mathematics: Mr T Rattigan
Modern Languages: Mrs I Shaw
Physical Education: Mrs J Green & Mrs L Strange
Science: Dr J Jones
Library: Mrs G Hood