Key Stage 3 Curriculum

Welcome to the Key Stage 3 (Year 7,8 and 9) curriculum

This page contains information about what students will learn in all their subjects as they progress through the key stage.  The curriculum is designed not just to prepare our students for a wider range of opportunities and courses in Key Stage 4, but also to offer the diversity of experiences that support their preparation for their role in the world of tomorrow.

Links to overviews of the year 7,8 and 9 curriculum can be found below:

Year 7 curriculum map

Year 8 curriculum map

Year 9 curriculum map 

Please see below videos from our Core Subject Leaders - Maths, English and Science – which explain how the learning journey develops throughout the key stage in each of the Core subjects.

Maths

 

English

 

 

 

Science

 

Information on foundation subjects can be found by clicking the link below to our subject information pages.

Subject Information

Heads of Year

The role of the Head of Year is to oversee the progress of the students both academically and pastorally.  They work with the Tutors to support the students as they experience each new challenge whether that be in learning or wellbeing.  The videos below from the Head of Year 7, Head of Year 8 and Head of Year 9 explain the key experiences and milestones that occur for each year group. 

Head of Year 7  - Mrs Keevil

Year 7 curriculum presentation

Head of Year 8 – Miss Duthie

 

 

Head of Year 9 – Mrs Meijboom

Year 9 curriculum presentation

 

 

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Y9 Options booklet 2022 23 07th Feb 2022 Download
Curriculum Documents Date  
Business A Level Year 12 21st Jan 2019 Download
Business A Level Year 13 21st Jan 2019 Download
Business BTEC Year 12 21st Jan 2019 Download
Business BTEC Year 13 21st Jan 2019 Download
Business KS4 Tech Award Enterprise 21st Jan 2019 Download
Co En curr map yr 7.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Co En Curric Map Year 10 and 11 coen.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Biology 12 21st Jan 2019 Download
CS Biology Year 13 21st Jan 2019 Download
CS BS BTEC Y13 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Chemistry 10 11 Triple.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y10 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y10 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y11 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y11 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y13 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y13 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y13 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y7 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y7 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y8 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y8 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y9 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Comp Y9 2017.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Drama 10 11 GCSE.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Drama Dance 7.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Drama Dance 8.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Drama Dance 9.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS EngLit 12 13.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS FMaths 12.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS FMaths 13.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS HSC Y12 13 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 10.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 11.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 12.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 13.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 7.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 8.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Maths 9.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS PA 10 11 BTEC.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
CS Sci KS3 2017 24th Aug 2018 Download
Curric Map Year 10 and 11 Health and Social Care 24th Aug 2018 Download
Curric Map Year 10 and 11 Health and Social Care.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Curriculum Map Year 7 30th Sep 2021 Download
Curriculum map Year 8 new 05th Oct 2020 Download
Curriculum map Year 9 new 05th Oct 2020 Download
Curriculum Summary A Level dance year 12 and 13.docx 21st Aug 2018 Download
Curriculum summary BTEC dance year 12 and 13.docx 21st Aug 2018 Download
Food.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
GCSE Business Studies Year 10 21st Jan 2019 Download
GCSE Formulae Sheet - Foundation 22nd Sep 2021 Download
GCSE Formulae Sheet - Higher 22nd Sep 2021 Download
Graphic Products year 11 outline.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Health and Social Care KS4 Summary Curriculum Plan 2018 9.pdf 14th Jan 2019 Download
Health and Social Care KS5 Summary Curriculum Plan 2018 19.pdf 14th Jan 2019 Download
Ks 3 sof w summaries yr 7 24th Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 7 24th Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 7 21st Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 8 24th Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 8 24th Aug 2018 Download
Ks 3 sof w summaries yr 8.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 9 24th Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 9 24th Aug 2018 Download
KS 3 sof w summaries yr 9 21st Aug 2018 Download
KS4 textbooks 29th Nov 2021 Download
Options Booklet starting 2020 08th Oct 2020 Download
Parent leaflet on Formative Assessment for Learning.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Physics Year 12.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Product Design ks3.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Public Examinations Essential Information for Parents and Students.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
RAG student video links 22nd Sep 2021 Download
Religious Studies A Level 21st Jan 2019 Download
Resistant Materials.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Sci Year 10 and 11 Triple Physics 24th Aug 2018 Download
Sci Year 10 and 11 Triple Physics.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Science KS3 Summary Curriculum Plan 2018 9.pdf 14th Jan 2019 Download
SCP Yr 9 2016 27.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
SCP Yr10 2016.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
SCP Yr12 Human 2016.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
SCP Yr12 Phy 2016.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Sixth Form Course Guide 2019-20 09th Jul 2019 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2015 dance year 10 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2015 dance year 10.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2015 dance year 11.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2015 GCSE dance year 10 11 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2015 GCSE dance year 10 11.docx 21st Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2016 YEAR 10 BTEC CEIAG 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2016 YEAR 11 BTEC CEIAG 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2016 YEAR 7 CEIAG 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2016 YEAR 8 CEIAG 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan 2016 YEAR 9 CEIAG 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan year 12 2015 BTEC PERFORMING ARTS 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan year 12 and 13 Drama Alevel 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan year 12 and 13 Drama Alevel.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan year12 and 13 Production Arts Level 3 24th Aug 2018 Download
Summary Curriculum Plan year12 and 13 Production Arts Level 3.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Textiles.pdf 21st Aug 2018 Download
Y9 Options booklet 2022 23 07th Feb 2022 Download
Year 10 Core Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 10 GCSE Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 11 Core Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 11 GCSE Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 7 curriculum presentation 18th Nov 2021 Download
Year 7 Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 8 Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 9 curriculum presentation 11th Nov 2021 Download
Year 9 Options Booklet 2019 14th May 2019 Download
Year 9 Options Booklet FOR COURSES STARTING SEPTEMBER 2018 21st Aug 2018 Download
Year 9 Pathways Booklet 01st Sep 2021 Download
Year 9 Summary Curriculum Plan 16 17.doc 21st Aug 2018 Download
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