Foundation Year (Year 9)

In the Foundation Year the curriculum is designed to enable pupils to become confident and successful independent learners improving the personal, learning and thinking skills that are integral to their academic development. The curriculum introduces pupils to a wide range of academic and cultural experiences designed to stimulate their intellectual curiosity.

All pupils study English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, Religious Studies, Design & Technology, Art, Drama, Music, Physical Education, Debating, Information Technology and Life Skills. In addition, most pupils take French, Latin, Spanish and German. Non-native English speakers receive lessons in English as an Additional Language.