The School Curriculum

For the first two years pupils follow a general course of education, which includes all the prescribed National Curriculum subjects. For detailed information please see our Subject pages.

Year 7 Curriculum

The following table outlines the number of lessons in each subject that students will be studying in Yr7 every fortnight:

English

6

French*

3

PE

4

Maths

6

Geography

3

RE

2

Science

6

History

3

Skills for Life

1

Art

2

IT

2

Spanish

3

Drama

2

Music

2

Technology

5

 *Some pupils do Literacy instead of Languages

Year 8 Curriculum

The following table outlines the number of lessons in each subject that pupils will be studying in Yr8 every fortnight:

English

6

Languages**

5

PE

5

Maths

6

Geography

3

RE

2

Science

6

History

3

*Skills for Life

2

Art

2

IT

2

Technology

5

Drama, Dance, Music            

 

4

 

 

 

NB.  Languages. Pupils will study either French or Spanish and some pupils will have the opportunity to study both.

*Dual Linguists have 1 Language lesson and 1 Skills for Life lesson.

**Some pupils are withdrawn from languages to do extra literacy.

Towards the end of Year Nine, the decision is taken about which subjects each pupil will study to examination level. Parents, pupils, teachers and careers staff collaborate to enable the pupil to make an informed choice. For detailed information please see our KS4 Options page.

Year 9 Curriculum

The following table outlines the number of lessons in each subject that pupils will be studying in Yr9 every fortnight:

English

8

Skills for Life

1

Maths

7

Option 1

5

Science

8

Option 2

5

PE

4

Option 3

5

RE

2

Option 4

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Currently students can choose to study the following options, [dependent on our Pathway Structure, please see KS4 options for more information]:

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Dance
  • Design Technology
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food
  • French
  • Geography
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • I.C.T.
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • P.E. GCSE
  • Religious Education
  • Spanish

Year 10 Curriculum

The following table outlines the number of lessons in each subject that pupils will be studying in Yr10 every fortnight:

English

9

 

 

Maths

7

Option 1

5

Science

9

Option 2

5

PE

4

Option 3

5

RE/SfL

1

Option 4

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 11 Curriculum

The following table outlines the number of lessons in each subject that pupils will be studying in Yr11 every fortnight:

English

9

SfL

 

Maths

8

Option 1

6

Science

9

Option 2

6

PE

4

Option 3

6

RE

1

 

 

 

 To discuss our Curriculum further please contact info@fitzwimarc.com and your query will be directed to the correct member of staff.

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