Key Stage 3 and 4 Curriculum Time
Key Stage 3 Curriculum 2021-22
The Holy Cross School aims to have a broad and balanced curriculum across Key Stage 3. The curriculum offers a blend of academic and creative subjects in years 7, 8 and 9 and is designed to stretch and challenge students, giving them the foundation required for study at Key Stage 4.
Over the course of three years, students will study Religious Education, English, Maths, Science, a modern foreign language, History, Geography, Design Technology, PE, Art, Computing, Music, Dance, Drama, Health Living and PSHE (Personal, Social, Health & Economic education).
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9|
* Computer Science is taught as part of the year 9 technology carousel on rotation
**Music is taught as part of the year 9 performing arts carousel on rotation
All students study catering, textiles and healthy living on rotation in each year group.
Teaching Time – Key Stage 4
|Core Subject||Hours||Optional Subject||Hours|
|PSHE||2||Health and Social Care||5|
|Performing Arts – Dance||5|