Upper Seniors

By Upper Senior School we mean the last three years ( Year 9, 10 and 11). This is where our student choose the pathway to their studies in preparation for GCSEs.

Curriculum for Upper Seniors

Pupils are required to take English, English Literature, a Modern language, Mathematics, Science; in addition they take further options from Art, French, Geography, GCSE Dance, GCSE Drama,  History, Music, Religious Studies and Spanish.


Below are the number of periods for each subject in each year groups including the pathway divisions from year 9 – 11

Year 9 Dance Pathway 9 Drama Pathway
MATHS 5 5
WEEKLY MINS 200 200
ENGLISH 5 5
WEEKLY MINS 200 200
SCIENCE 4 4
WEEKLY MINS 160 160
GCSE DANCE 3 0
WEEKLY MINS 120 0
GCSE DRAMA 0 2
WEEKLY MINS 0 80
ART 3 4
WEEKLY MINS 120 160
DRAMA 0 5
WEEKLY MINS 0 200
DANCE 6 0
WEEKLY MINS 240 0
SINGING 6 6
WEEKLY MINS 240 240
ICT 1 2
WEEKLY MINS 40 80
PSHE 1 1
WEEKLY MINS 40 40
RS 0 1
WEEKLY MINS 0 40
HISTORY 4 4
WEEKLY MINS 160 160
GEOGRAPHY 2 2
WEEKLY MINS 80 80
LANGUAGES 2 2
WEEKLY MINS 80 80
Year 10 Dance Pathway 10 Drama Pathway
MATHS 6 6
WEEKLY MINS 240 240
ENGLISH 6 6
WEEKLY MINS 240 240
SCIENCE 4 4
WEEKLY MINS 160 160
GCSE DANCE 4 0
WEEKLY MINS 160 0
GCSE DRAMA 0 2
WEEKLY MINS 0 80
ART 3 3
WEEKLY MINS 120 120
DRAMA 0 5
WEEKLY MINS 0 200
DANCE 6 0
WEEKLY MINS 240 0
SINGING 5 5
WEEKLY MINS 200 200
ICT 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0
PSHE 1 1
WEEKLY MINS 40 40
RS 2 2
WEEKLY MINS 80 80
HISTORY 3 3
WEEKLY MINS 120 120
GEOGRAPHY 0 2
WEEKLY MINS 0 80
LANGUAGES 3 3
WEEKLY MINS 120 120
Year 11 Dance Pathway 11 Drama Pathway
MATHS 6 6
WEEKLY MINS 240 240
ENGLISH 7 7
WEEKLY MINS 280 280
SCIENCE 5 5
WEEKLY MINS 200 200
GCSE DANCE 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0
GCSE DRAMA 6 6
WEEKLY MINS 240 240
ART 4 4
WEEKLY MINS 160 160
DRAMA 0 5
WEEKLY MINS 0 200
DANCE 5 0
WEEKLY MINS 200 0
SINGING 5 5
WEEKLY MINS 200 200
ICT 3 3
WEEKLY MINS 120 120
PSHE 1 1
WEEKLY MINS 40 40
RS 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0
HISTORY 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0
GEOGRAPHY 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0
LANGUAGES 0 0
WEEKLY MINS 0 0