Departments and curriculum
In Lower Four (year 7), pupils study: English, Mathematics, French, Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics), Geography, History, Latin, Religious Studies, IT, Creatives (Art, Design, Drama and Music taught separately), Meno, Games and Physical Education.
Meno is a broad course which takes in PSHE issues, study skills and a range of diverse subjects such as Philosophy, Mandarin or relaxation techniques.
In Upper Four (year 8), a choice of German or Spanish is added to the above.
At the end of Upper Four, the pupils wishing to study Music or Drama to GCSE opt for these; the rest do a foundation year in Art and Design.