Keystage 3

Year 7 (3 forms)

Year 7 are put into 3 Mathematics sets based on ability. English, Science, Geography, History, Religious Education, French, Spanish, Art, Music and Drama are all taught in 3 mixed ability groups. We use English prior ability to identify students who will benefit from extra English lessons instead of Spanish. Design Technology, Food Technology and Information Technology are taught in 4 mixed groups. Physical Education is taught in 3 groups. PSHCE is taught in 4 mixed ability groups.

Year 8 (4 forms)

Year 8 are placed into 4 Mathematics sets based on ability. They are put into 4 science sets based on ability. They are taught in 4 mixed ability groups for English, Geography, History, Religious Education, Art, Drama and Music. Students choose between French and Spanish and are then set based on ability. They are also placed into 5 mixed Design Technology, Food Technology, Information Technology and 4 Physical Education groups. PSHCE is taught in 4 mixed ability groups.

Year 9 (4 forms)

Year 9 are placed into 4 Mathematics sets based on ability. They are put into 4 science sets based on ability. They are taught in mixed ability groups for English, Geography, History and Religious Education. Students choose between French and Spanish and are then set based on ability. Students then choose 3 subjects from Music, Art, Drama, Design Technology, Food Technology and Information Technology. Physical Education is taught in 4 groups. PSHCE is taught in 4 mixed ability groups.

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