(Key Stage 3; Years 7-9)
All students follow a common curriculum in Year 7, providing full coverage of the National Curriculum. Students have lessons in Maths, English, Science, Design Technology (including Textiles and Food Technology), Information and Communication Technology (ICT), History, Geography, Music, Art, Drama, Physical Education, a Modern Foreign Language and Religious Education (RE), Personal, Social, and Health Education (PSHE), Careers and Citizenship. The opportunity to study a second modern foreign language is also introduced during Key Stage 3. Further choice and flexibility is introduced in Year 9, and in some subjects accredited GCSE and NVQ courses begin.
Details of each subject available in the Lower School are available by clicking the links to the left of this page.