Our overseas pupils participate in the same lessons as all other pupils and also receive additional tuition in English as an Additional Language.
GCSE – Years 10 and 11 (age 15-16)
The core subjects are:
English (with most adding English literature)
One modern foreign language from French, German and Spanish
Pupils also select three option subjects from the following:
Art, Business Studies, Classical Civilisation, Geography, History, Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Latin, Music, Physical Education, Religion, Ethics & Philosophy, French as a second modern language (if they have chosen German or Spanish as their core language).
All pupils are entered for OCR Level 1 for IT users. From Year 7-11, all pupils are also offered a programme of Personal, Social and Health Education to broaden their views on contemporary issues.
AS and A Level – Lower and Upper Sixth (AGE 17-18)
Pupils usually study three subjects in the Sixth Form and complete an Extended Project Qualification. Students benefit from being taught in small seminar-type classes, typically of fewer than ten students.
The course options are: Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Classics, Computing, Drama and Theatre Studies, Design Technology, Economics, English Language, English Literature, Geography, History, Latin, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish), Music, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Quantitative Methods and Religion, Ethics & Philosophy.
In the Sixth Form students are supported in their university application and attend enrichment lessons. They also benefit from a series of inspirational talks by guest speakers from politics, industry, media and the arts.