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Key Stage 3 Overview

Years 7 to 9

In year 7, students are taught in completely mixed ability groups. After the first half-term, an accelerated group is formed for students who need to work at a faster pace.

Years 8 and 9 continue to be taught in mixed ability groups with one accelerated group. In year 9, students are also set according to ability in English, Mathematics and Science.

Computing is taught as a discrete subject in year 9.

Subject Curriculum time (hours) Subject Curriculum time (hours)
English 8, 6, 6 French 4
Maths 6, 8, 6 Geography 4
Science 6 History 4
Art 4 Music 2
Drama 2 PE 4
DT 4 RE 2