North Chadderton

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KEY STAGE 3 AND 4

Subjects and Courses

Curriculum offer

The North Chadderton curriculum is currently in transition as we move from a three-year Key Stage 4 to a two-year Key Stage 4. This is in order to provide a substantial foundation and broad knowledge base for students in all subjects during Key Stage 3.

Implementation of the new curriculum model began in September 2020 and will be fully in place by September 2022.

 

Key Stage 3

Subject

Hours per week (of 25 hours per week)

English

4

Mathematics

4

Science

4

History

2

Geography

2

Modern Foreign Languages

2

Religious Studies

1

Art

1

Design Technology

1

Information Technology / Computing

1

Performing Arts

1

Physical Education

1

Personal Development Programme

1

 

Key Stage 4

From September 2020

Subject

Year 10

Year 11

English

5

5

Mathematics

5

5

Science

5

Option 1

2

2

Option 2

2

2

Option 3

2

2

Option 4

2

2

Physical Education

1

1

Personal Development Programme

1

1

 

From September 2021

Subject

Year 10

Year 11

English

4

5

Mathematics

4

5

Science

6 (2 x Biology, 2 x Chemistry, 2 x Physics)

5

Option 1

3

2

Option 2

3

2

Option 3

3

2

Option 4

n/a

2

Physical Education

1

1

Personal Development Programme

1

1

 

From September 2022

Subject

Year 10

Year 11

English

4

4

Mathematics

4

4

Biology

2

2

Chemistry

2

2

Physics

2

2

Option 1

3

3

Option 2

3

3

Option 3

3

3

Physical Education

1

1

Personal Development Programme

1

1

 

Key Stage 4 Subject Offer

Students are able to select their Key Stage 4 options subjects from the following courses (where student numbers mean it is viable to run the course):

 

GCSEs

Spanish, French, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Psychology, Film Studies Sociology, Dance, Drama, Music, PE, 3D Art, Fine Art, Business Studies, Design and Technology, Food and Nutrition, Computer Science.

Vocational Qualifications

Art & Design, Children's Play and Development, Health and Social Care, Creative and Digital Media, Performing Arts, Enterprise, Digital IT, Sports Studies, Hospitality and Catering, Music.