The S1 – S3 curriculum provides a Broad General Education structured around the 8 curriculum areas, interdisciplinary learning and opportunities for personal achievement.  In S1/S2 most classes are mixed ability, but Maths, English and Modern Languages are set. Courses are differentiated to allow pupils to proceed at a pace suited to their level of attainment.

S1 & S2 Subjects

The table below shows the subjects and periods studied in S1 and S2

 

SUBJECTS

S1

S2

S3

 

English

4

4

4

 

Maths

4

4

4

 

Modern Languages

3

3

3*

*French, Spanish or Skills for Work

Social Studies:  Geography

2

2

2*

*Choose 1 or both Social Subjects

Social Studies:  History

2

2

   

Science

3

3

3*

“Choose 1, 2 or 3 Sciences

Expressive Arts:  Art & Design

2

1

3*

*Choose 1, 2 or 3 Expressive Arts

Expressive Arts:  Drama

1

1

   

Expressive Arts:  Music

1

1

   

Technologies

2

2

2*

*Choose 1, 2 or 3 Technologies

Health & Wellbeing:  PE

3

3

3*

 

Health & Wellbeing:  HFT

1

2

   

RME

1

1

1

 

PSE

1

1

1

 

Interdisciplinary Learning/Electives

2

2

6*

*Can choose additional 3 electives from   any curricular area

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