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Curriculum Overview

An outline of the Learning opportunities at Crompton House CofE School

We offer a high quality ‘traditional but current’ curriculum, drawing on best practice from Church and state schools across the nation.  Our curriculum is broad and balanced and meets the needs of the full range of our students, developing them intellectually, socially, culturally, spiritually and morally.  We support all students to achieve their greatest potential both academically and as creative, caring and responsible future adults.

Curriculum Content Breakdown

SubjectYear 7
Number of periods% of total time
English612%
Maths612%
Science612%
Modern Foreign Languages [footnote 2]48%
Religious Studies36%
Geography36%
History36%
PSHE/Citizenship/WRL24%
Physical Education48%
Art24%
Design & Technology24%
Food Technology24%
Computer Science24%
Music24%
Drama24%
Literacy 4 Learning12%

Footnotes:

  1. As from September 2014  the school moved to a 2-year KS3 and 3-year KS4 curriculum.
  2. Each year two languages are studied. The languages are rotated between French, German and Spanish to ensure that over time all three languages receive equal teaching time.

Curriculum Content Breakdown

SubjectYear 8
Number of periods% of total time
English612%
Maths612%
Science612%
Modern Foreign Languages [footnote 3]48%
Religious Studies36%
Geography36%
History36%
PSHE/Citizenship/WRL24%
Physical Education48%
Art24%
Design & Technology24%
Food Technology24%
Computer Science24%
Music24%
Drama24%
Literacy 4 Learning12%

Footnotes:

  1. As from September 2014  the school moved to a 2-year KS3 and 3-year KS4 curriculum.
  2. Each year two languages are studied. The languages are rotated between French, German and Spanish to ensure that over time all three languages receive equal teaching time.
  3. As from September 2014  students in the top set in year 8 for languages (Band 1 and Band 2) study a second foreign language.  In order to ensure they have sufficient time to study 2 languages, these students do not study Literacy 4 Learning in  year 8

Curriculum Content Breakdown

SubjectYear 9
Number of periods% of total time
English714%
Maths612%
Science816%
Religion Studies36%
Physical Education48%
PSHE12%
Option 1510%
Option 2510%
Option 3510%
Option 4510%
Life Studies (PSHE/WRL)12%

Curriculum Content Breakdown

SubjectYear 10
Number of periods% of total time
English816%
Maths816%
Science816%
Religion & Life Studies48%
Physical Education24%
PSHE / WRL is delivered through RLS
Option 148%
Option 248%
Option 348%
Option 448%
Option 548%

Curriculum Content Breakdown

SubjectYear 11
Number of periods% of total time
English816%
Maths816%
Science816%
Religion Studies48%
Physical Education24%
PSHE is delivered through RLS
Option 148%
Option 248%
Option 348%
Option 448%
Option 548%