Keystage 3 (Years 7 - 9)


In the first three years of school, students study a broad range of subjects to give them a grounding in all aspects of the curriculum.

For further information on our curriculum offer please contact Dr S Aylward - Assistant Headteacher

Throughout Key Stage 3, subjects studied are:


The Key Stage 3 curriculum is designed to give students an enriched experience of enterprise, personal learning and thinking skills.

In Year 7 and 8, students also experience cross curriclar themed learning days, focusing on areas like the Olympics or Healthy Eating.

Year 7 focus mainly on understanding and developing social enterprise initiatives.

Year 8 focus on budgeting in a Learn to Earn programme.

Year 9 gain great experience through working with entrepreneurs in the Entrepreneurs Academy and meeting business people at the careers fair.

Key Stage 3 Recommended Reading

Selecting Options

Towards the end of Year 9, students decide which subjects they want to take for GCSE, but there are also options to take BTEC and other vocational courses.  Some of the GCSEs are compulsory:

the majority of students also study a Modern Foreign Language.  Students will work closely with their mentor when selecting options and parents are invited to Options Evening to discuss options with staff.