Wheatley Park School

Curriculum 2016-2017

Information on the curriculum covered in each subject area can be found on the faculty pages of the school website.

Years 7 and 8

Students in Years 7 and 8 study the following curriculum:

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Year 7

Year 8

English

7

7

Mathematics

7

7

Science

6

6

French

5

5

Geography

4

3

History

3

4

RE

2

2

Computing and Enterprise

3

3

Design and Technology

3

3

PE

4

4

Art

2

2

Drama

2

2

Music

2

2


Years 9 - 11

Students in Years 9-11 study the following curriculum:

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

English

8

8

8

Mathematics

8

7

7

Science

6

11

10*

PE

4

4

4*

Enrichment**

4

-

-

Plus up to 4 subjects selected for 5 hours per fortnight

Art

Business Studies

Computing

Design and Technology: Product Design

Design and Technology: Textiles Technology

Drama

French

Geography

History

Home Economics: Food and Nutrition

Latin

Media Studies

Music

PE (GCSE)

Religious Studies

Spanish

All course are GCSE courses unless otherwise stated.  

Further information can be found in the KS4 Course Choices Booklet

*Some students follow a Triple Science course with 12 hours of Science and 2 hours of Core PE per fortnight.

** The Year 9 Enrichment programme runs on a carousel and all students follow short courses in:


Years 12-13

Students in Years 12-13 study up to 5 AS or A Levels from the following courses:

Applied Science

Art

Art Textiles

Biology

Business Studies

Chemistry

Computing

Design and Technology: Product Design

Drama

Economics

English Language and Literature

English Literature

French

Further Mathematics

Geography

History

Mathematics

Media Studies

Music

Photography

Physical Education

Physics

Politics

Psychology

Religious Studies

Sociology

Spanish

World Development

Enrichment - An Enrichment programme runs every Wednesday afternoon for sixth form students.

Sixth Form Course Choice Booklet 2016-2017