Category «Curriculum»

Science

Our goal is to nurture a passion for Science in all students, by sharing our enthusiasm and love of the subject. Key Stage 3 Science Students study Science for 6 x 50-minute lessons per fortnight during Key Stage3. Science is a valuable subject to study as it gives an insight into the world around us …

Religious Education

Key Stage 3 RE Students study RE for 5 lessons per fortnight during Key Stage 3. The study of religion is invaluable as most people in the world choose to live their life by a religious code. Understanding the spiritual, moral and ethical perspectives and traditions of others encourages tolerance and peace. In accordance with …

Physical Education

The Salesian PE Department is committed to providing a balanced and effective PE curriculum, coupled with a full range of extra-curricular clubs. Students are encouraged and expected to participate in a wide range of sports activities, taught and coached by our expert staff. You can keep track of all of our activities and fixtures at …

Music

Music is really important to us at Salesian. It is studied by all of Year 7, 8 and 9, with the option to take it as a GCSE and A Level subject. In addition, we have a thriving extra-curricular timetable, and peripatetic instrumental lessons offered at the school. Key Stage 3 Music Students study Music …

History

Studying History ensures we all have an idea of where we have come from – and where we might be going! In History, students are able to develop their understanding of historical terms and concepts while also exploring the significance of events, individuals and societies of the past. They also learn how to effectively communicate …

Geography

The study of Geography is essential if we are to understand our place in the world. Geographers learn about societies, economies and cultures, and the environmental factors that shape their lives – and ours. @SalesianGeo Key Stage 3 Geography Students are timetabled 3 lessons of Geography per fortnight during Key Stage 3. Year 7 Students …

Modern Foreign Languages

People with language skills are highly thought of in the modern world. They stand out as talented, interesting and successful people who are in a stronger position to get a job abroad or within companies with international links.                 Key Stage 3 Languages Students study both French and Spanish during Years 7 & 8 and then …

Drama

From the start of Year 7, Drama lessons examine key life skills such as negotiation, leadership, group work and empathy. We aim to provide all students in the school with the skills to speak confidently, think quickly and assess a situation from another’s point of view. The ethos of our Drama lessons directly link into the over-arching …

Design & Technology

Introduction The Design and Technology department at Salesian benefits from its own purpose-built centre, containing specialised facilities for working with resistant materials, electronics, food, textiles, and graphic design.  Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a …

Computing

The department is made up of three teachers who cover all of the key stages. Mr Barker and Mr Bathgate teach Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. Mr Hamshar teaches Key Stage 3 and 4. Classes are supported by our dedicated HLTA, Mrs Rose. The department makes use of three IT suites at our main …