In KS1 and 2 all students learn phonics along side literacy and numeracy. Students are encouraged to use these skills as they complete topic work which encompasses other curriculum aspects including History, Geography, Computer Science and Science.
Years 7 & 8
In year 7-8 all students follow the same course with the core subjects, English, math and Science taking up 4 lessons each out of the 25, per week. Computer science, RE, Punjabi and literacy each have one lesson per week. Art and food technology are taught as one lesson per week, but on a rotation so that they have 2 lessons per week of just one of them.
Year 7 have 5 one hour lessons of enrichment and year 8 have 4 due to their PE session being on an afternoon.
In year 9 all students follow the same course with the core subjects, English 4 lessons per week, math 5 lessons, science 5 lessons, RE 2 lessons, PE 2 lessons, ICT 1 lesson and Literacy 1 lesson per week.
Year 9 have 5 one hour lessons of enrichment on an afternoon.
Students then have 3 options which each have 2 lessons per week from the following 3 option choices.
Due to timetable changes for the academic year 2017-18, separate sciences is only being delivered in the 5 hour slot for the final half term, but will receive extra time through the option block system in September 2018-July 2019.