Curriculum

An overview of our curriculum.

 

Please note that the curriculum at Ratton is continually under review. 

Years 7, 8 and 9

Students follow courses in Maths, English, Science, History, Citizenship, Geography, Ethics (RE and PSHE), Physical Education, ICT, Resistant Materials, Food and Nutrition, Art, Art Textiles, Music, Drama and Dance. In addition, most students study one language – French, German, or Spanish. In Maths, English and Science students are grouped according to their ability but in most other subjects they are taught in mixed ability groups.

Years 10 and 11

All students study the “Ratton Core Curriculum” comprising of English Language, English Literature, Maths, Combined or Separate Science, Ethics (RE and PSHE) and PE. In addition, students are guided in their choice of a further two or three options from a wide range of subjects. For most students this leads to 9 GCSEs.

In Maths, English, Science and Ethics (RE and PSHE), students are grouped according to their ability but in most other subjects they are taught in mixed ability groups.