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The curriculum is designed to flow from the grounding in the Nursery Department through to the upper sections of the school, culminating in external examinations at 16 years of age. 

The curriculum is balanced and reflects, as a minimum standard, the National Curriculum. It is designed to provide all pupils with a broad academic, personal and social education relevant to their needs both now and in the future.

 

At Key Stage 1 and 2 emphasis is placed on English, Mathematics and Science with Art and Design, Design and Technology, French, Geography, History, Computer Science, Music, Physical Education, with Citizenship forming the remainder of the timetable, taught by fully-qualified and experienced staff.

 

In the Senior Department, the curriculum comprises English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry,Physics Art and Design, Citizenship,Computer Science, Design and Technology, French, Geography, German, History, Information, Music, Physical Education, Religious Studies, Urdu and Personal and Social Development. In the final two years at school, students concentrate on eight to twelve G.C.S.E. subjects within a wide programme of options.

 

The school at present mainly follows the A.Q.A. syllabi for its G.C.S.E. courses. Pupils will in addition follow the IGCSE courses in the core subjectys. It is also a registered examination centre for the Royal Society of Arts (R.S.A.) which are internationally recognised qualifications.

 

For children who are particularly able academically or those who may require extra help, special tuition is provided when required, on an individual basis.

Diary Dates

Summer Term 2019
12 September 2018 - 31 August 2019
Spring Term 2019
12 September 2018 - 13 April 2019

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