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Our Lady's Catholic
High School

For Students

Curriculum: KS3

Key Stage 3 curriculum (Years 7, 8 & 9)

In Year 7-9 –students study a broad range of subjects mainly based in form classes which helps the transition from primary to secondary education. They follow the National Curriculum and have lessons in the subjects shown below.

Summary of Teaching Periods

Subject

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Art

1

1

1

Design Technology

1

2

1

Drama

1

1

1

English

4

4

4

Geography

2

2

2

History

2

2

2

ICT

1

1

1

Mathematics

4

4

4

MFL - French or Spanish 

3

2

3

Music

1

1

1

P.E.

2

2

2

PSHE

1

1

1

R.E.

3

3

3

Science

4

4

4

Total number of periods

30

30

30

Teaching periods are 50 minutes long and the school operates a 6 period day.

Please see the key Stage Booklet for Course Information for each subject

Key Stage 3 Booklet