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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

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