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The Curriculum Overview

Our focus is tailored across the KS3, Year 10 and Mixed Year 10/Year 11 GCSE classes providing for all our students. This will always include the key priorities of English; Maths; Science and SMSC. Our curriculum aims to promote confidence, transferrable skills for success lifelong and includes growth mindset principles to empower our young people to  thrive and set themselves aspirational goals. Achievement and progress are fundamental as well as developing active leadership skills to enable our young people to make a positive difference to the Waltham Forest and beyond. Within this section you can see the subject overviews which explain more about each subject and what will be studied over the upcoming year.

The Curriculum at both KS3 and KS4 includes:

Subjects available to all KS3 students:
  • English– 4 sessions per week
  • Maths– 4 sessions per week
  • Science– 3 sessions per week
  • Creative Arts– 2 sessions per week
  • Citizenship- 2 sessions per week
  • Physical Education- 3 sessions per week
  • Humanities– 1 session per week
  • Careers– 1 session per week
  • AQA Unit Awards– 3 sessions per week
  • Mentoring– 1 session per week
  • Literacy & Numeracy- 1 session per week
  • Tutorial / SMSC- 5 sessions per week each
Subjects available to all Year 10 students:
  • English Language and Literature– 5 sessions per week
  • Maths– 4 sessions per week
  • Science– 3 sessions per week
  • Citizenship– 4 sessions per week
  • Creative Arts / Drama– 3 sessions per week
  • Physical Education– 3 sessions per week
  • Humanities– 1 session per week
  • Careers– 1 session per week
  • Mentoring– 1 session per week
  • Functional Skills- 1 session per week
  • Tutorial / SMSC- 5 sessions per week each
Subjects available to all Year 11 students:
  • English Language and Literature– 4 sessions per week
  • Maths– 4 sessions per week
  • Science– 4 sessions per week
  • Citizenship– 3 sessions per week
  • Statistics– 3 sessions per week
  • Creative Arts / Drama– 3 sessions per week
  • Physical Education– 4 sessions per week
  • Careers– 1 session per week
  • Mentoring– 1 session per week
  • Business Studies- 3 sessions per week
  • Tutorial / SMSC- 5 sessions per week each