SUMMARY OF SCHOOL CURRICULUM
TheSchool Curriculum reflects the aims and objectives of the College andconform to the statutory requirements of the NI Revised Curriculum.JUNIOR SCHOOL - KEY STAGE 3 ( Year 8 - 10 )
A broad and balanced curriculum covering all areas of study of the Northern Ireland Curriculum will be provided for all pupils.
Year 8 and 9 pupils study the following subjects:
|Art & Design ||History ||Physical Education|
|Drama||Home Economics||Religious Education|
|English||Irish or Spanish||General Science|
|French||Music||Technology & Design|
Year10 pupils study the same subjects as Year 8 and 9 except that theystudy Biology, Chemistry and Physics as separate subjects instead ofGeneral Science.
All Year 8 - 10 Pupils have Tutor Class ( one period per week ) with their Class Tutor
All Year 8 - 10 Pupils follow the " Education for Love" Programme in Religious Education.
SENIOR SCHOOL - KEY STAGE 4 ( Year 11 and 12 )
All Year 11 and 12 pupils must study:
· 9 GCSE subjects ( or 10 subjects if Additional Mathematics is taken* )
· Religious Education, English Language, English Literature and Mathematics
· 5 other subjects selected from the list below
|Art & Design ||Physical Education ||Science ( Double Award )|
|Technology & Design||ICT||Business Studies|
|Geography||History||Home Economics ( Food )|
|Home Economics ( Textiles )||Music||Drama|
|Learning for Life & Work||( from September 2009 )|
N.B. Science ( Double Award ) counts as two subjects.
Pupils are advised strongly to study at least one Science and one Modern Language.
*A number of pupils are selected to take GCSE Mathematics at the end ofYear 11. These pupils study Additional Mathematics in Year 12.
All Year 11 and 12 Pupils have Tutor Class ( one period per week ) with their Class Tutor.
SIXTH FORM ( Year 13 and 14 )
SixthForm pupils embark on a two year course of study taking AS Levelexaminations at the end of their Lower 6 Year and taking Advanced LevelExaminations at the end of their Upper Sixth Year.
All pupils must study 3-4 A-Level subjects taken from the following list:
|Art & Design ||Biology ||Business Studies|
|Chesmistry||Drama ||English Literature|
|Histroy & App of Art||Home Economics||ICT|
|Moving Image Arts||Music||Physical Education|
|Sociology||Spanish||Technology & Design|
Pupils who do not take A-Level Religious Studies must take a modular course (two periods per week) in Religious Education.
All sixth Form Pupils must attend:
· Careers Education ( Two periods per week )
· Tutor Class ( one period per week ) with their Class Tutor
· Form Class ( two periods per week ) with their Year Head