Curriculum Plan  2017 to 2018

 

The Curriculum Overview outlines the frequency of subjects taught over each year group.

Number of 75 minute sessions each fortnight.

 

 

Key Stage 3 Year 7 to 9

 

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

English

6

6

7

Mathematics

5

5

6

Science

5

5

7

Computer Science

2

2

3 Part of Y9 Options***

Geography

8

3

3

History

Part of integrated Humanities*

 

3

3

Religious Studies

 

2

2

MFL ( French or Spanish)

3

3

3

Physical Education

3

3

3

Art

3

2

3 Part of Y9 Options****

Drama

Part of a Creative Arts carousel**

 

2

3 Part of Y9 Options****

Music

 

2

3 Part of Y9 Options****

Food

2

2

3 Part of Y9 Options****

Product Design

Part of a Technology carousel ***

 

Part of a Technology carousel ***

3 Part of Y9 Options****

*Y7 Humanities OWL. Pupils in Year 7 follow an integrated Humanities course combining Geography, History and Religious Studies and is delivered through aspects of project based learning.

 

**Y7 Creative Arts. Pupils in Year 7 follow a creative arts carousel, they follow one subject for 3 lessons a fortnight and rotate every ½ term.

 

***Y7 Technology Carousel. Pupils in Year 7 follow a Technology carousel, where they study Product Design and Food, rotating every term.

 

****Y9 Options: Pupils in Year 9 select two options out of six subjects.

PSHE & Citizenship is delivered through drop down days and ½ days during the year and in assemblies and form time. Additional aspects are delivered in Religious studies.

Key Stage 4 Year 10 & 11

 

Year 10

Year 11

English

7

7

Mathematics

6

6

Science

6

6

Computer Science

2

2

Geography

2

2

Geography

5

5

*Pupils are either on the Separate Science pathway leading to a GCSE in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or the Combined GCSE qualification leading to two GCSEs in Science.

 

**Option Subjects: Pupils in Key Stage 4 are able to follow 3 option subjects. Option subjects: History, Geography, French, Spanish, Art, Business, Computer Science, Drama, Electronics, Food, Graphics, Health & Social Care, ICT CIDA, Media Studies, Music, Physical Education, Sociology.

 

All pupils are placed on a pathway which will enable them to follow an Ebacc Pathway (English Language & Literature, Mathematics, combined / separate Science / Humanities and a Modern Language). Some pupils are placed on Pathway C or D to follow a Progress 8 Pathway which enables pupils to study all core plus either a Humanitie or MFL.

 

 

Address

 

Cumberland School

Oban Close, London, E13 8SJ

Phone

 

T. 020 7474 0231

F. 020 7511 2510

E-mail

 

contact@cumberland.org.uk

School hours

Monday to Friday

8.35am - 3.00pm