Year 8

As Year 8 progresses and students continue to build on their success from Year 7, our thoughts start to turn to the best courses for them to follow in Year 9. We firmly believe that one size does not fit all where the curriculum is concerned and our aim is to ensure that each student begins the right course at the time that is right for them.  Our Pathways Evening in the January of Year 8 is the beginning of a conversation between students, parents and staff to find the best way forward for each individual.  Most of our students will continue with either French or Spanish and take one further subject to GCSE; others will take two other subjects to GCSE; others again will take an alternative programme designed to accelerate their progress in English and maths so that they are ready to begin GCSEs the following year.