Curriculum

Year 7 Autumn Curriculum

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Year 9 Autumn Curriculum

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Year 9 Spring/Summer Curriculum

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Year 11 Spring/Summer Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview 2017/18

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 3 study each subject.

 

Year 7

Year 8

English

7

7

Mathematics

7

7

Science

6

6

Modern Foreign Languages

5

6

Religious Education

2

2

History

3

3

Geography

3

3

Art, Design and Technology

4

4

Computing

4

3

Music

2

2

Drama

2

2

Physical Education

4

4

Think!*

1

1

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview 2017/18

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 4 study each of the core subjects and their chosen GCSE or BTEC subjects.

 

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

English

8

9

8

Mathematics

8

9

7

Science

8

9

8

Physical Education

3

3

2

Option Choice 1

5

5

5

Option Choice 2

5

5

5

Option Choice 3

5

5

5

Option Choice 4

5

5

5

Option Choice 5

N/A

N/A

5

Religious Education

2

 

Think!*

1

 

.*Think! Lessons combine the content of the PSHE and Citizenship curriculum with activities designed to develop thinking skills. Further PSHE and Citizenship content is delivered through the tutorial programme.

Key stage 4 Option Subjects:

 

GCSE Art

GCSE Biology/Chemistry/Physics

GCSE Business Studies

GCSE Computer Science

GCSE Drama

GCSE Food preparation and Nutrition

GCSE French

GCSE Geography

GCSE History

GCSE Music

GCSE Physical Education

GCSE Product Design

GCSE Psychology

GCSE Religious Studies

GCSE Spanish

GCSE Statistics

BTEC Business

BTEC Engineering

BTEC Hospitality

CIDA Information Technology

BTEC Sport

BTEC Travel and Tourism

 

In addition to these subjects, students in Key Stage 4 follow a programme of RE and PSHE during tutorial sessions.

Option subjects will only run if sufficient numbers of students choose them.

Key Stage 5 Curriculum Overview 2017/18

Students in Key Stage 5 choose 3 subjects to study over 2 years.  Each subject is taught for 5 hours per week. In addition, students may choose to study the Cambridge PreU qualification.

Key Stage 5 Option Subjects:

 

 

GCE        Accounting

GCE        Applied Science

GCE        Art

GCE        Biology

GCE        Business Studies

GCE        Chemistry

GCE        Computing

GCE        Economics

GCE        English Language

GCE        English Literature

GCE        French

GCE        Geography

GCE        History

GCE        ICT

GCE        Mathematics

GCE        Media Studies

GCE        Music

GCE        Philosophy and Ethics

GCE        Physics

GCE        Product Design

GCE        Psychology

GCE        Sociology

BTEC      Level 3 Business Studies

BTEC      Level 3 ICT

BTEC      Level 3 Performing Arts

BTEC      Level 3 Sport

 

Subjects will only be available if they have sufficient student numbers for them to be viable.

If you would like further information about the curriculum at Plantsbrook then please contact enquiry@plantsbrookschool.co.uk

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