Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Changing Options- Year 10 students only

Every pupil is entitled to a broad, balanced and meaningful curriculum.  Penair School operates a 10 day timetable. Each day is divided into 5 one hour periods, giving a timetable cycle of 50 periods, which are allocated to subjects as below, through which the National Curriculum, including Citizenship, and other statutory responsibilities are delivered.

 

Key Stage 3 curriculum from September 2014

Courses & Number of Hour Long Periods in a Two Week Cycle Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
English 8 8 8
Maths 7 7 7
Science 6 6 6
Modern Foreign Languages (French or German) 5 5 5
Design Technology 4 4 4
Information Technology 2 2 2
Geography 3 3 3
History 3 3 3
SMSC (PSHE/ Citizenship/ Religious Education) 2 2 2
Art 2 2 2
Drama & Dance 2 2 2
Music 2 2 2
PE 4 4 4

Key Stage 4

At Penair, all students follow a broad and balanced curriculum which ensures that all learners are prepared for whatever pathway they move towards in the future. The curriculum of all learners includes a core of compulsory subjects plus a programme of optional subjects which allows each individual to pursue interests and develop their particular talents and aspirations.


Key Stage 4 curriculum from September 2014


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