Thursday, 25 May, 2017

Senior School

Senior School

Our senior school offers a broad curriculum based on a core of Maths, English, foreign languages and the sciences with a wide range of additional options from Art & Technology to Drama and PE, giving every individual the opportunity to achieve their full potential.  Sport, travel, the arts and other extra-curricular activities contribute to the social as well as the intellectual development.

Year 7 pupils study English, French, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Art, Music, Drama, CDT and Information Studies, with PE and Games.  German is introduced in Year 8 and a programme of GCSE Design & Technology project Personal, Social and Health Education runs to Year 9.  Latin is available as an additional early evening class starting from Year 7 through to GCSE.

At the end of Year 9, pupils select the subjects they wish to study for GCSE.  Three optional subjects are normally added to the core of English, English Literature, Mathematics, French and the Sciences , taught separately and examined either as a double award or as separate subjects.  Twilight (early evening) Music and Drama & Theatre Studies are also available.

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