Key Stage 3 (Y7, 8 & 9)
Key Stage 3 of the National Curriculum is covered during years 7, 8 and 9, though most subjects will start Key Stage 4 (ie GCSE) material during year 9.
The taught programme in KS3 aims to deliver the National Curriculum (NC) and to provide a broad and balanced education.
Subjects taught in KS3
- Art & Design
- Physical Education
- Information Technology
- Modern Languages
- Philosophy, Religion and Ethics (PRE)
Pupils will also experience work which relates to the 5 NC cross-curricular themes:
- Economic and industrial awareness
- Environmental education
- Health education
Year 9 Options
In Year 9, students choose which Options they wish to study for GCSE at Key Stage 4. To find out more about this process, please visit our Key Stage 4 section.