Walton High School

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Curriculum Design

Curriculum Structure                                                      September 2015

 

Years 7, 8 and 9

 

Subject

Number of Periods/week

English

4

Maths

4

Science

4

Modern   Foreign Languages (MFL)

4

History

2

Geography

2

RE

1

Art

2

Technology

3

Music

1

ICT

1

PE

2

 

English, Maths and Science will teach in sets (built around half/full year group)

Other subjects will teach to mixed ability groups

Technology delivers different subjects on in rotation

 

Year 10

 

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Year 11

 

Compulsory   Subjects

Option   Subjects (students choose 4 from this list)

English

Mathematics

Science  

PE   (full award)

RE   (short course)

Art   & Design

Business   Studies

Business   Studies – BTEC

Computer   Science

D   & T – Food

D   & T – Textiles

D   & T – Resistant Materials

D   & T – Graphics

Drama

Geography

History

ICT *

 

 

Media   Studies

MFL –   French

MFL –   German

Music

Performing   Arts

Religious   Studies

Science – Astronomy *

Science – Human Health & Physiology

 

 

 

 

* Y11   Only 

E   & M – 4 periods/week

Sci –   6 periods/week

PE – 3   periods/week

RE – 1   period / week

All    - 3 periods/week

 

All subjects are GCSE unless stated

 

All students follow a Science course starting in y9 and leading to 2 GCSE awards, but some may take 3 GCSE awards or an alternative qualification yet to be decided.

Students are given a free option choice but are required to choose at least one subject from MFL, History, Geography or Computer Science. Students will receive advice on BTEC, E-BACC and Higher Education requirements.

 

Years 12 & 13

 

We offer a range of subjects and courses – see the Sixth Form Area for further details