KEY STAGE 4
At Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11) all students continue to study:
English Language and English Literature
Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Examined as either Trilogy or separate Sciences)
Personal Development: RSHE, citizenship, PSHCE, CIEAG and independent guidance, alongside opportunities for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
Also, there are optional subjects which include:
Art and Design including Textiles
COPE Youth Award Scheme
Food & Catering
Health and Social Care (BTEC)
MFL (French, Spanish)
Students are offered a range of subjects from the above list.
KEY STAGE 3
The school aims to provide a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum in accordance with the National Curriculum. Religious Education is at the centre of the curriculum at Sacred Heart and it is taught throughout the school.
At Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) all students study:
Art & Textiles
Modern Foreign Languages (French, Spanish)
Drama & Dance
Technology (Food & Product Design)
During Year 8 some students are given the opportunity to study a second Modern Foreign Language. All students study Personal Development: This includes RSHE, citizenship, PSHCE, CIEAG and independent guidance, alongside opportunities for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. This is delivered through appropriate subject lessons, regular workshops throughout the year and within one hour's lesson per fortnight with their personal tutor.
KEY STAGE 5
We welcome all students into Year 12 and offer a choice of two programmes of study, together with a Curriculum Enhancement programme incorporating Personal Development.
Vocational programmes of study at varying levels to suit individual student needs.
A Level in Year 12 and 13
At Sacred Heart we offer the following subjects:-
Art and Design
Drama & Theatre Studies
Government & Politics
Health & Social Care
Philosophy & Ethics
Students may select from a range of Btec National courses including:
Health & Social Care
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT:
Mr M Cousins, Director of Achievement
All teaching staff in subject areas.