Curriculum

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

During years 10 and 11 students follow courses in:
English – 4 hours
Maths – 4 hours
Science – 6 hours
Options – 3 x 3 hours

Life – 2 hours
Students follow a thematic, enrichment-based curriculum that nurtures them into becoming responsible, thoughtful and open-minded young people. There is no assessment within this subject due to the nature of delivery. The curriculum consists of a selection of key statutory subjects, including Religious Education (including Philosophy and Ethics), Citizenship, Personal, Social and Health Education, British Values and Sex and Relationship Education. The Year 10 themes studied this year are: Reality (Philosophy); World Religions; Sex and Relationships including the Law, Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Grooming/Sexual Exploitation, Influence of Pornography; Domestic Violence; Body Image and Health Lifestyle; Finance; Drug Education. The Year 11 themes studied this year are; Crime and Punishment including Prison, Capital Punishment, Young Offenders, Criminal/Civil offences; Study skills and exam preparation; Relaxation and Meditation – Coping with stress; Critical Thinking; Mental and Emotional Health; Respect for Life – including FGM, Abuse of Humans, Environment, Poverty, Use of Language, Community Cohesion and Democracy.

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