The curriculum in St Patrick’s & St Brigid’s has been organised to provide a broad, balanced, relevant and coherent experience for each pupil.
KEY STAGE 3 (YEARS 8–10)
All pupils follow a common programme for the first three years.
Art & Design, Careers (Year 10), Drama, English, French, Geography, History, Home Economics, ICT, Learning for Life and Work, Mathematics, Music, P.S.E., Physical Education, Religious Education, Science and Technology.
KEY STAGE 4 (YEARS 11–12)
Our curricular provision at Key Stage 4 is under review with the aim of increasing flexibility and choice to optimise the academic achievement of all our students.
Subjects currently on offer:
Art & Design, Business Studies, Child Development, English, English Literature, French, Geography, History, Home Economics, ICT, ITQ, Learning For Life and Work, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Music, Occupational Studies in Business & Services and Construction, P.E., Spanish, Science, Religious Education, Double Award Science and Technology & Design.
All pupils in Years 11 and 12 have 2 periods of Physical Education and a time-tabled PSE period each week.
Progress and Reporting
Progress in all subjects is regularly monitored and parents informed at key dates over the course of the year. We have a system of tracking and reporting to parents. There are four sets of assessments and tests in the school year. They are set at:
|Tracking 1||Tracking 2||Tracking 3||Whole School Tests|
|17th October 2016||7th December 2016||27th February 2017||25th May 2017|
Reports will be issued following each period of tracking. There will be an opportunity to discuss your child’s progress at the annual Parent Teacher Meetings.