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Curriculum Summary

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 3 study each subject.

 

Year 7

Year 8

English

7

7

Mathematics

7

7

Science

6

6

Modern Foreign Languages

4

4

Religious Education

4

4

History

4

4

Geography

4

4

Art, Design and Technology

5

5

Computing / Enterprise

2

2

Performing Arts

3

3

Physical Education

4

4

Total

50

50

In addition to the curriculum detailed above all students in Key Stage 3 have tutorial time for 50 minutes per day which is used to deliver the four key elements of assemblies, literacy, numeracy and PSHE.  Further details can be found at http://www.stedcamp.bham.sch.uk/208/tutor-time-timetable

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 4 study each of the core subjects and their chosen GCSE or BTEC subjects.

 

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

English

8

8

7

Mathematics

8

8

8

Triple Science

10

10

10

Religious Education

5

6

5

Physical Education

4

3

3

ECDL / Enterprise

0

0

2

Option Choice 1

5

5

5

Option Choice 2

5

5

5

Option Choice 3

5

5

5

Total

50

50

50

Key Stage 4 Option Subjects:

  1. GCSE Art
  2. GCSE Business Studies
  3. GCSE Computer Science
  4. GCSE Geography
  5. GCSE History
  6. GCSE Music
  7. GCSE Physical Education
  8. GCSE Spanish
  9. GCSE Textiles
  10. BTEC Business
  11. BTEC Information Technology
  12. BTEC Sport
  13. BTEC Health and Social Care
  14. VCert Creative Craft
  15. VCert Food and Cookery
  16. CACHE Child Development

Option subjects will only run if sufficient numbers of students choose them.

In addition to the curriculum detailed above all students in Key Stage 4 have tutorial time for 50 minutes per day which is used to deliver the four key elements of assemblies, literacy, numeracy and PSHE.  Further details can be found at http://www.stedcamp.bham.sch.uk/208/tutor-time-timetable

GCSE BTEC VCert Qualification Matrix

Key Stage 5 Curriculum Overview 2016/17

Students in Key Stage 5 choose 3 subjects to study over 2 years.  Each subject is taught for 11 hours per fortnight.

Key Stage 5 Option Subjects:

  1. GCE  Art
  2. GCE Biology
  3. GCE Chemistry
  4. GCE English Literature
  5. GCE Film Studies
  6. GCE Geography
  7. GCE Government and Politics
  8. GCE History
  9. GCE Mathematics
  10. GCE Philosophy and Ethics
  11. GCE Physics
  12. GCE Psychology
  13. GCE Sociology
  14. GCE Spanish
  15. BTEC Level 3 Business Studies
  16. BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care
  17. BTEC Level 3 ICT
  18. BTEC Level 3 Science
  19. BTEC Level 3 Sport

Subjects will only be available if they have sufficient student numbers for them to be viable.

In addition to the curriculum detailed above all students in Key Stage 5 have a dedicated Personal Tutor who they spend quality time with every day.  This time is dedicated to extending the skills our students possess and tailoring these to Level 3 study as well as looking forward to becoming well-rounded citizens, able for life after Sixth Form.  In their Progression Time students are supported in their transition into A Level study and are encouraged to develop the skills and attributes that will make them both valuable and valued members of society when they leave us.  Further details about Progression Time can be found at http://www.stedcamp.bham.sch.uk/141/progression-time

If you would like further information about the curriculum then please contact enquiry@stedcamp.bham.sch.uk