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Croesyceiliog School Learning, Respect, Ambition

Introduction

Introduction

Croesyceiliog School's Curriculum 2013/14

The Key Stage 3 Curriculum (Y7-9)

At KS3 the school complies with the National Curriculum requirements and all pupils are taught English, Mathematics, Science, Art, Geography, History, ICT, Modern Foreign Language or ‘MFL’ (French & Spanish), Music, Physical Education or ‘PE’, Technology and Welsh. In addition all pupils also study Religious Education or ‘RE’ and Personal & Social Education or ‘PSE’ (legal requirements) as well as Drama. For the most part pupils are taught in mixed ability form groups, though pupils in Y8/9 are set by ability in English and Mathematics. Some pupils who need additional support are taught as part of a discrete group for some subjects.

The Key Stage 4 Curriculum

In KS4 all pupils study English, Mathematics, Science, PSE, Games & the Welsh Baccalaureate. Pupils also choose four options from the following list of subjects: -

Animal Care Horticulture
Art IT
Business Studies IT Essentials
Catering Motor Vehicle Maintenance
Certificate of Personal Effectiveness Music
Child Development Music BTEC
Construction PE
Drama Product Design
Engineering Public Services
Fitted Interiors Religious Studies
Food & Nutrition Salon Services
French Spanish
Geography Sport Btec
Geology  
Graphics Welsh
Health & Social Care Work Skills
History  

Pupils also choose two short GCSE options from the following list of subjects: -

Citizenship
French
IT
RS
Resistant Materials
Welsh

All subjects at KS4 are taught in mixed ability groups with the exception of English, Mathematics and Science which are set by ability.

In KS5 pupils choose to study one of two “Pathways” in mixed-ability classes.

Pathway 1 (2 years – 4 subjects)
SUBJECT LEVEL
Art L3
Biology L3
Business Studies L3
Catering L3
Chemistry L3
Cisco L3
Drama L3
English Literature L3
French L3
Geography L3
Geology L3
Government & Politics L3
Health & Social Care L3
History L3
IT L3
Mathematics L3
Media Studies L3
Music L3
PE L3
Physics L3
Psychology L3
Religious Studies L3
Sociology L3
Welsh L3
Pathway 2 (1 year – 1 subject)
SUBJECT LEVEL
Public Services L2 - 4 GCSE Equivalent

NB: All pupils undertaking Pathway 1 also study the Welsh Baccalaureate at Advanced Level (4 lessons in both years) whilst Pathway 2 pupils also study 1 AS level in either Business Studies or PE

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