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Key Stage 3

Year 7, 8 and 9

 

An Overview of Our Curriculum

The curriculum at The John Roan ensures breadth and balance for all students.

The school day is organised into three equal length sessions of 100 minutes, each divided into two lessons of 50 minutes. Most subjects are taught as double lessons. Setting is in place in English, Maths and Science.

Students in Year 7 in need of additional support in English and Maths receive specialist direct instruction delivered by specially trained staff.

Our Designated Special Provision for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder offers the full range of subjects and students are given opportunities to join mainstream classes when this will best meet their needs.

The KS3 curriculum is distributed as follows:

 

Subject Year 7
Lessons per week

Year 8
Lessons per week

Year 9
Lessons per week
English 6 6 5
Mathematics 6 6 5
Science 4 4 5
Geography 2 2 2
History 2 2 2
Technology 1 1 2
Computing 1 1 1
Art 1 1 1
Music 1 1 1
Drama 1 1 1
Languages (French or Spanish) 2 2 2
Religious Education (RE) 1 1 1
Physical Education (PE) 2 2 2
Total 30 30 30

 

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