Curriculum

  • Art

  • Careers

  • English

  • Food Nutrition (HE)

  • Irish

  • LLW

K.S.3

In years 8 to 10, all students follow the same curriculum. In year 8, all subjects are taught in mixed ability form groups. In years 9 and 10, Mathematics classes are streamed based on ability and two extra class groups are formed, allowing focused intervention for all students regardless of ability. Cross-curricular skills are infused throughout the curriculum. Pupils will study:

  • PSE

  • Physical Education

  • Spanish

  • Technology

  • Digital Technology

  • Drama

  • Geography 

  • History

  • Mathematics

  • Music

  • Religious Education

  • Science

K.S.4

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is designed to allow the individual interests and abilities of each of our pupils to be met. Where possible, each department will offer at least one GCSE subject and at least one equivalent qualification. Pupils will study four core subjects and choose either four or five optional subjects.

Core Curriculum:

 

  • English Language

  • Mathematics

  • Religious Studies

  • Learning for Life & Work

  • Enrichment

  • Physical Education

  • Careers

Optional Curriculum:

 

  • Art & Design

  • Business Studies

  • Construction

  • Digital Technology

  • Drama

  • English Literature

  • Further Mathematics

  • Moving Image Arts

  • Physical Education

  • Technology​

  • Geography

  • History

  • Home Economics

  • Hospitality

  • ICT

  • Irish

  • Media Studies

  • Music

  • Single Award Science

  • Double Award Science

Occupational Studies in:

  • Design & Creativity

  • Environment & Society

  • Technology & Innovation

  • Princes Trust

  • Construction and Engineering*

  • Engineering Services*

 

*in collaboration with Workforce

Post 16

In partnership with St Genevieve’s High School, we currently offer 27 A Level or equivalent qualifications including:

  • Art & Design Biology

  • Business Studies

  • Chemistry

  • Child Care

  • Drama

  • English Literature

  • Geography

  • Government & Politics

  • Health & Social Care History

  • Hospitality

  • Irish

  • ICT

  • Life and Health Science

  • Mathematics

  • Media Studies

  • Moving Image Arts

  • Physical Education

  • Religious Studies

  • Sociology

  • Sports Science & the Active Leisure Industry

  • Spanish

  • Technology

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