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Higham Lane School

Higham Lane School

Curriculum Information

CURRICULUM PLAN: Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 2018-2019

(Based upon 50 periods, fortnightly timetable)

Key Stage 3

  English Maths Science ICT PSHE/Citizenship PE D&T History Geog MFL Art Music RE
Year 7 7 7 6 2 2 4 3 4 4 4 3 2 2
Year 8 7 7 6 2 2 4 3 3 3 6 3 2 2

Key Stage 4

  English Maths Science PSHE/Citizenship PE RS 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 StudyScience 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 & 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 7 and 6 periods of MFL in Year 8
  • 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 2017-2018

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 9

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

PE
Photography
Sport*
Curriculum Support

Art
Business
Business*
Computer Science

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

History
Sociology
Curriculum Support

Art
Business
Business*
Computer Science

French
Geography
History
Photography
Sociology
Learning Support
Curriculum Support

Business
Computer Science
French
German

Geography
History
Heath & Social Care*
ICT*

Photography
Sociology
Learning Support
Curriculum Support

Year 10

Art
Business
Design & Technology (Product Design)
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
History
ICT*

PE
Photography
Sociology
Sport*
Curriculum Support

Art

Business
Business*

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

History
Spanish
Curriculum Support

Art

Business

Business*

French

Geography

History

ICT*

Music

Photography

Sociology

Learning Support

Curriculum Support

Business
Computer Science
French

Geography
Health & Social Care*

History
Photography
Sociology

Spanish
Curriculum Support
Learning Support

Year 11

Art
Business

Design & Technology (Product Design)

Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
History
PE
Photography
Sociology
Spanish
Curriculum Support

Learning Support

Business
Computer Science

Design & Technology  (Product Design)

Design & Technology (Textiles)

Drama
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Geography
German
History
Photography
Sociology
Curriculum Support
Learning Support

Art
Business
French
Geography
History
Music
Sociology
Spanish
Curriculum Support
Learning Support

Art

Business

Computer Science

Geography
German

History

Music

Photography
Sociology
Curriculum Support
Learning Support

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

Key Stage 5 Options 2017-2018

  Option A Option B Option C Option D
Year 12

Art

Biology
Economics
English Language

Maths
Psychology

PE

Business

Chemistry
Computer Science
French

Government & Politics
Health & Social Care

Maths

Biology
History

Media Studies
Physics

Sociology

Business
Chemistry

English Literature
Further Maths
Geography
History
Law

Year 13

Biology
Business

History
Maths
Psychology

Chemistry
Computer Science
English Language

English Literature

Government & Politics

Maths

PE

Biology
Economics
French

Media Studies

Physics

Psychology

Sociology

Art

Chemistry

Further Maths

Geography

History

Law

Spanish

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