KS3

Each year group will be divided into five classes. These classes generally comprise 24-25 girls who study the following subjects: The curriculum at Key Stage 3 is in accordance with the Revised Curriculum statutory regulations phased in since September 2007.

Areas of Learning Contributory Subjects
The Arts Art & Design, Drama, Music

Language and literacy

English / English Literature

With Media Education

Environment & Society Geography

History

Mathematics and Numeracy Mathematics

With Financial Capability

Modern Languages French, Irish, Spanish
Physical Education Physical Education
Science & Technology General Science

Technology and Design

Religious Education Religious Education
Learning for Life and Work Employability, Local and Global

Citizenship, Personal Development, Home Economics

Cross Curricular Skills Communication Communication, Using Mathematics, Using ICT,
Thinking Skills and Personal Capabailities Managing Information, Thinking, Problem Solving, Decision Making,

Being Creative, Working with Others,

Self-Management

Special Educational Needs/Learning Support Individualised support is provided for students with identified Special Educational Needs.
Registration Class Pastoral Guidance and Support

for all students

Year 8

These classes generally comprise 24-25 girls, who study 17 subjects as outlined below:

Periods %
Art & Design 2 4.35
Drama 1 2.17
English 5 10.87
Environment & Society X2 6 13.04
Home Economics 2 4.35
ICT 1 2.17
LLW-Local & Global Citizenship/Employability 1 10.87
Mathematics 5 10.87
Modern Languages X2 8 17039
Music 2 4.35
P.E. 2 4.35
LLW/PD 1 2.17
Religious Education 4 8.70
Science 4 8.70
Technology & Design 2 4.35
TOTAL 46 100.00

Students have one thirty minute period per week of Personal Development and a 10 minute Registration Period each day. Cross curricular Skills ICT, Communication and Using Mathematics are delivered through the Areas of Learning in the Revised Curriculum.

Year 9

All the courses studied in Year 8 are continued to Year 9. These classes generally comprise 24-25 girls, who study 17 subjects as outlined below. Students have one thirty minute period per week of PD and a 10 minute Registration Period each day. Cross-curricular Skills

ICT, Communication and Using Mathematics are delivered through the Areas of Learning in the Revised Curriculum.

Periods %
Art & Design 2 4.35
Drama 1 2.17
English 5 10.87
Environment & Society X2 6 13.04
LLW-Local & Global Citizenship/Employability 1 2.17
Home Economics 2 4.35
ICT 1 2.17
Mathematics 5 10.87
Modern Languages X2 8 17.39
Music 2 2 4.35
P.E. 2 2 4.35
PD 1 1 2.17
Religious Education 4 8.70
Science 4 8.70
Technology & Design 2 4.35
TOTAL 46 100

Year 10

The classes comprise 24-25 girls, who study 17 subjects as outlined below:

Periods %
Art & Design 2 4.35 2 4.35
Drama 1 2.17 1 2.17
English 5 10.87 5 10.87
Environment &Society X 2 6 13.04 6 13.04
Home Economics 2 4.35 2 4.35
ICT 1 2.17 1 2.17
LLW – Local & Global Citizenship/ Employability) 1 2.17 1 2.17
Mathematics 5 10.87 5 10.87
Modern Languages X 3 7 15.6 7 15.6
Music 1 2.17 1 2.17
P.E. 2 4.35 2 4.35
LLW/PD 1 2.17 1 2.17
Religious Education 4 8.70 4 8.70
Science 6 13.04 6 13.04
Technology & Design 2 4.35 2 4.35
TOTAL 46 100.00 46 100

In Year 10 students select their GCSE subjects in keeping with the requirements of the N.I. Curriculum for Key Stage 4. Year 10 students also have the opportunity to attain the following accreditation:

  • KS3 CCEA accreditation in ICT

Cross-curricular Skills ICT, Communication and Using Mathematics are delivered through the Areas of Learning in the Revised Curriculum. Students have one 30 minute period per week of PD and a 10 minute Registration Period each day.

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