It is important for students to experience a smooth transition from Primary to Secondary education and to a new and exciting curriculum. At present, Year 8 follow the National Curriculum, with a focus on half-termly themes, whilst Year 7 are embarking upon a new curriculum, which will prepare them for the new GCSE courses in terms of content and skills.


Year 7 Curriculum

Year 7 are studying towards Key Stage 3 courses called ‘3Certs’

Year 8 Curriculum

Year 8 students’ lessons currently follow half-termly themes in the vast majority of their subjects. These themes are ourselves, our academy, our community, our world, our faith and our futures. Student assessment is based around the out-going National Curriculum levels for this year only, after which, the next cohort of Year 8 students will follow the new ‘3Cert’ system.