KS3 Curriculum

At Key Stage 3 (Years 8-10), the school provides a broad and balanced curriculum which meets the statutory requirements of the Education Order 2006, including Learning for Life & Work (incorporating Home Economics, Personal Development, Local & Global Citizenship and Education for Employability), Skills & Capabilities (incorporating Communication, Using Mathematics, ICT, Thinking Skills & Personal Capabilities) and the General Learning Areas which take up most of the pupils’ time.


  1. Staff set and mark internal examinations in all subjects and the outcomes are reported to parents.
  2. All pupils in Year 10 receive a Junior Certificate, based on the results of their summer examinations.
  3. In Year 10, pupils commence a two-year course in GCSE LLW. This course is completed at the end of Year 11.