KS3 Curriculum

The Key Stage 3 curriculum covers Years 7, 8 and 9. Upon entry, students are placed in mixed ability forms of approximately thirty children and are taught in these groups for some subjects.

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 pursue the National Curriculum studying the following subjects. Click on each subject area in the table below to view more information.

Subjects  Number of hours per week
English 3/4
Maths 4/3
Science 3
PE 2
History 2
Geography 2
Religious Studies 1
Computing 1
Art 1
Music 1
Design and Technology 1
Home Economics 1

In Year 8 students are given some option choices as to what subjects they would like to continue studying in year 9. Further information regarding the KS3 options process can be found here: https://queensmeadschool.org.uk/students/ks3-options/

In year 9 students make their GCSE choices for the start of Year 10. Details about the KS4 options process can be found here: https://queensmeadschool.org.uk/students/ks4-options/