Curriculum Model

 

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

At Teign School we now have a three-year key stage 3, where students are able to follow the national curriculum subjects in order to provide them with the breadth and depth of subjects required as a foundation for their key stage 4 studies and the knowledge and skills required for adulthood.

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Maths

English

Science

Languages

History

Geography

PE

Art

Music

Drama

Technology and ICT

Beliefs, Values and Citizenship

 

7

7

7

6

3

3

4

2

2

2

4

 

3

Maths

English

Science

Languages

History

Geography

PE

Art

Music

Drama

Technology and ICT

Beliefs, Values and Citizenship

 

7

7

7

6

3

3

4

2

2

2

4

 

3

Maths

English

Science

Languages

History

Geography

PE

Art

Performing Arts

Technology and ICT

Beliefs, Values and Citizenship

 

8

8

9

4

3

3

4

2

3

 

3

 

3

 
 

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

From 2020 Teign School follows a two-year key stage 4. The students are able to select a broad range of options and we encourage the majority of our students to follow the EBACC, comprising of English, Maths, Science, a humanity, a modern foreign language and two other option choices as well as the other core curriculum subjects of PE and Beliefs, Values and Citizenship.

KS4 from 2020

Year 11 in 2020/21

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Subject

Hours per fortnight

Core Curriculum

Maths

English

Science

Languages

History or

Geography

PE

Beliefs, Values and Citizenship

 

Option subjects

Art

Business studies

Design and Technology

Drama

Food and Nutrition

Geography

History

Creative iMedia

Computer Science

Land Based Studies

French

Spanish

Music

PE

Photography

Triple Science

 

8

8

9

5

5

5

4

3

 

 

4 hours each

Core Curriculum

Maths

English

Science (trilogy or separate)

Languages

History or

Geography

PE

Beliefs, Values and Citizenship

 

Option subjects

Art

Business studies

Design and Technology

Drama

Food and Nutrition

Geography

History

Creative iMedia

Computer Science

Land Based Studies

French

Spanish

Music

PE

Photography

 

 

8

8

10

 

6

6

6

4

3

 

 

5 hours each

 
 

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

The curriculum ‘The Sixth Form’ is constructed from a broad range of A Levels and Level 3 BTEC courses taught across the two sites at Teign School and Coombeshead Academy (both part of Education South West). All students are expected to study 3 A Level or Level 3 courses during Year 12 and 13 from the following options. Each student receives 9 hours of taught curriculum time across two weeks plus additional study outside of lessons. All students are offered the opportunity to complete an EPQ and work experience, as well as volunteering in order to build ‘the best mindset’ and be ‘ready for the world’.
 

A levels

• English Literature • English Language and Literature • Maths • Core Maths • Further Maths • Biology • History • Geography • Drama • Art • Photography • Digital Illustration • Psychology • Music • Physics • Sociology • Business Studies

 

Level 3 BTECs

• Food and Nutrition • Sport (Double) • Performing Arts (Double/Single) • Health and Social Care (Single) • Travel and Tourism (Single) • Criminology (Single) • Music (Single) • Computing

 

Vocational Courses in partnership with South Devon College

Multi-trade Construction

 

Study Programme Compliance:

  • 3 A Levels / Vocational 
  • A variety of non-qualification activity e.g. mentoring, volunteering, Duke of Edinburgh, Ten Tors,
  • PSHE, including preparation for university and/or apprenticeships
  • Work related learning – all students complete a work experience placement
  • Extended Project Qualification or Core Mathematics – optional but available to all • Students without Grade 4 or above in English and Mathematics are expected to continue studying these subjects
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