Time Allocation

Below are the allocations of teaching time in hours per subject, per week, in each year group.

September 2016 - July 2017

The school operates a two week timetable in order to ensure better distribution of teaching hours.

Years 7 & 8 (Key Stage 3)

Subject

Year 7

Year 8

English

4

2.5 - 3.5

Maths

3

3

Science

3

3.5

Modern Foreign Languages

2

2 - 3

History

2

1.5

Geography

2

1.5

RE

1

1

Citizenship

0.5

1

PE

2

2

Art

1

1

Design & Technology

1

2

Computer Science

1

1

Music

1

1

Drama

1

0.5

Enrichment 0.5 0.5

*Approximately two thirds of students will follow a second Modern Foreign Language with the other students following extra English lessons to support needs. 

Year 9 (commencement of 3 year Key Stage 4)

Subject

Year 9

English

3.5 - 4.5

Maths

3.5

Science

3

Modern Foreign Languages*

2.5 - 3.5

History/ Geography

1.5

RE

1.5

PE

2

Option Subjects: One two year GCSE (2.5) and One three year GCSE (1.5)

4

Citizenship 2.5

*Students following one Modern Foreign Language will have additional English lessons.

Years 10 & 11 (commencement of 2 year Key Stage 4)

Subject

Year 10

Year 11

English

4

4

Maths

4

3.5

Science

5

5.5

RE

2

1

Citizenship

1.5

1

PE

1

1

Humanities (Geography or History) 2 2.5
Modern Foreign Languages 2.5 2.5

Options

4

5

Please note that this applies to 2016/2017 only as different year groups are in different phases of different curriculum models.

*A very small number of students do not take a Modern Foreign Language.