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Curriculum (Years 7-9)

Our pupils have access to some of the finest facilities in the country; small class sizes, a tailored learning plan, personal tutor - and support from subject specialists as required.

Years 7-9 

  • A full curriculum of English, Geography, History, PE, RS, Drama, Maths, Science, ICT, Music, PSHE, French, Spanish, Latin taught weekly by subject specialists
  • 550 minutes (over 9 hours per week) dedicated to core subjects
  • Art, Design & Technology and Food & Nutrition taught on a carousel basis, giving every student access to all three
  • All three science disciplines covered 
  • Class sizes to stretch the most able and support the least
  • 325 minutes per week for all pupils, built into their schedule, for completion of homework in supervised conditions, with access to subject specialist teachers for extra help
  • Academic enrichment in the form of subject-specific visits, for example to Castleton (Y7 Geography), Sheffield University (Y8 Biology), and Malham Tarn (Y7 Biology – residential)