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Higham Lane School

Higham Lane School

Curriculum Information

CURRICULUM PLAN: Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 2019-2020

(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

Key Stage 5

  PSHE/Citizenship Enrichment Private Study Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 12 1 4 5 10 10 10 10
Year 13 1 - 9 10 10 10 10

Please note:-

  • C&PSHEE in Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 can take place in either Week A or Week B, e.g. Year 9 could have C&PSHEE on Week A whilst Year 10 have it Week B.
  • Students studying Extra English will do this during the four periods of MFL in Year 7 and 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 three or four A-levels. Key Stage 4 students generally study four option subjects.

 

Key Stage 4 Options 2019-2020

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 9

Art

Business
Business*

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

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
Health & Social Care*

History
Photography

Sociology
Learning Support Curriculum Support

Business
Business*
Computer Science

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French
Geography
Health & 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 10

Business
Creative i-Media (ICT)*

Design & Technology (Timbers)
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
History
Music

PE
Photography
Sport*
Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business
Business*

Computer Science

Design & Technology (Timbers)
Drama
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
Health & 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
Health & Social Care*

History
Photography
Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Year 11

Business

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

Design & Technology (Product Design)

Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
History
PE
Photography
Sociology
Sport*
Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art

Business
Business*

Design & Technology  (Product Design)

Drama
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
German
Health & Social Care*

History
Spanish
Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Art
Business
Business*

Creative i-Media (ICT)*

French
Geography
History
Music
Photography

Sociology
Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Business

Computer Science

French

Geography
Health & Social Care*

History

Photography
Sociology
Spanish

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 2018-2019

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 12

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

Year 13

Art

Biology
Economics

English Language

Maths
Psychology

PE

Business

Chemistry
Computer Science
French

Government & Politics

Health & Social Care

Maths

Biology
History

Media Studies

Psychology

Physics

Sociology

Business

Chemistry

English Literature

Further Maths

Geography

History

Law

 

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.