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Higham Lane School

Curriculum Information

APPENDIX A: CURRICULUM PLAN: Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 2020-2021 

(Based upon 50 periods, fortnightly timetable)

Key Stage 3

  English Maths Science Computer Science

PSHE/

Citizenship

PE D&T History Geog MFL Art Music Modern Ethics
Year 7 7 7 6 2 2 4 3 4 4 4 3 2 2
Year 8 7 7 6 2 2 4 3 4 4 4 3 2 2

Key Stage 4

  English Maths Science PSHE/Citizenship PE Modern Ethics Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 9 9 9 9 1 4 2 4 4 4 4
Year 10 9 9 9 1 4 2 4 4 4 4
Year 11 9 9 9 1 4 2 4 4 4 4

Notes:-

  • C&PSHEE in Key Stage 4 & 5 can take place in either Week A or Week B e.g. Year 9 could have C&PSHEE on Wk A whilst Year 10 have it Wk B.
  • Students studying Extra English will do this during the 4 periods of MFL in Year 8.  
  • All students in Year 7 and Year 8 will spend some of their English lessons studying Drama.
  • GCSE English and GCSE Maths re-sit lessons take place during Enrichment time in Year 12. 
  • Post 16 students study 3 or 4 A-levels.  Key Stage 4 students generally study 4 option subjects.

 

Key Stage 4 Options 2020-2021

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 9

Business

Computer Science

Drama

Engineering*

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Geography

History

PE

Sport*

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Business

Business*

Drama

Engineering*

Food Preparation & Nutrition

French

Geography

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business

Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French

German

Geography

History

Heath and Social Care*

Photography

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business

Business*

Geography

History

Heath and Social Care*

Music

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Year 10

Art

Business

Business*

Engineering*

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Geography

History

Music

PE

Sport*

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

Engineering*

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Geography

Heath and Social Care*

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Business

Business*

Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French

Geography

Heath and Social Care*

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business

Business*

Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French

German

Geography

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Year 11

Business

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

Design and Technology (Timbers)

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Geography

History

Music

PE

Photography

Sport*

Learning Support

Curriculum Support Learning

Art

Business

Business*

Computer Science

Design and Technology (Timbers)

Drama

Food Preparation & Nutrition

Geography

Heath and Social Care*

History

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business

Business*

Computer Science

French

Geography

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Business

Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French

German

Geography

Heath and Social Care*

History

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Please note that all qualifications are GCSE qualifications apart from those marked with an * which are vocational qualifications. 

 

Key Stage 5 Options 2020-2021

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 12

Art

Chemistry

Computer Science

Economics

French

Maths

Psychology

Business

Chemistry

English Language

English Literature

Government & Politics

Psychology

Physics

Biology

Business

Further Maths

Geography

Law

Sociology

Biology

History

Health & Social Care

Maths

Media Studies

PE

Year 13

Art

Chemistry

Law

Maths

Media Studies

Psychology

PE

Biology

Business

Further Maths

Geography

History

Psychology

Biology

Computer Science

Economics

English Literature

Health & Social Care

Maths

Sociology

Business

English Language

French

Geography

Government & Politics

Physics

Sociology

For the School Policy on the Curriculum please go to Policy 11 on the Schools Policy page

For a copy of the above information, please click on the PDF below.