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    Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

    The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 3 study each subject.

     

    Year 7

    Year 8

    Year 9

    English

    7

    7

    7

    Mathematics

    7

    7

    7

    Science

    6

    6

    6

    Modern Foreign Languages

    4

    6

    6

    Religious Education

    2

    2

    2

    History

    4

    3

    3

    Geography

    3

    3

    3

    Art, Design and Technology

    4

    4

    4

    Computing

    4

    3

    3

    Music

    2

    2

    2

    Drama

    2

    2

    2

    Physical Education

    4

    4

    4

    Think!*

    1

    1

    1

    *Think! Lessons combine the content of the PSHE and Citizenship curriculum with activities designed to develop thinking skills. Further PSHE and Citizenship content is delivered through the tutorial programme.

    Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

    The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 4 study each of the core subjects and their chosen GCSE or BTEC subjects.

     

    Year 10

    Year 11

    English

    9

    8

    Mathematics

    9

    7

    Science

    9

    8

    Physical Education

    3

    2

    Option Choice 1

    4

    5

    Option Choice 2

    4

    5

    Option Choice 3

    4

    5

    Option Choice 4

    4

    5

    Option Choice 5

    4

    5

    Key stage 4 Option Subjects:

    GCSE Art

    GCSE Biology/Chemistry/Physics

    GCSE Business Studies

    GCSE Computer Science

    GCSE Drama

    GCSE Food preparation and Nutrition

    GCSE French

    GCSE Geography

    GCSE History

    GCSE Music

    GCSE Physical Education

    GCSE Product Design

    GCSE Psychology

    GCSE Religious Studies

    GCSE Spanish

    GCSE Statistics

    BTEC Business

    BTEC Engineering

    BTEC Hospitality

    BTEC Information Technology

    BTEC Music

    BTEC Sport

    BTEC Travel and Tourism

     

    In addition to these subjects, students in Key Stage 4 follow a programme of RE and PSHE during tutorial sessions.

    Option subjects will only run if sufficient numbers of students choose them.

     

    Key Stage 5 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

    Students in Key Stage 5 choose 3 subjects to study over 2 years.  Each subject is taught for 5 hours per week. In addition, students may choose to study the Cambridge PreU qualification.

     

    Key Stage 5 Option Subjects:

    GCE        Accounting 

    GCE        Applied Science

    GCE        Art

    GCE        Biology

    GCE        Business Studies

    GCE        Chemistry

    GCE        Computing

    GCE        Economics

    GCE        English Language

    GCE        English Literature

    GCE        French

    GCE        Geography

    GCE        History

    GCE        ICT

    GCE        Mathematics

    GCE        Media Studies

    GCE        Music

    GCE        Philosophy and Ethics

    GCE        Physics

    GCE        Product Design

    GCE        Psychology

    GCE        Sociology

    BTEC      Level 3 Business Studies

    BTEC      Level 3 ICT

    BTEC      Level 3 Performing Arts

    BTEC      Level 3 Sport

     

    Subjects will only be available if they have sufficient student numbers for them to be viable.

     

    If you would like further information about the curriculum at Plantsbrook then please contact us via email: enquiry@plantsbrookschool.co.uk

     

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