Curriculum at Kings’ School

Our curriculum is a broad, balanced and creative blend of subjects which we believe enables each individual to develop a range of skills that will equip them for the challenges of the modern world. It is our intention that every learner fulfils their potential and to this end learning programmes, intervention strategies, appropriate stretch and challenge and a range of extra-curricular learning opportunities are on offer to facilitate the growth of existing skills and the nurturing of new ones.

Key Stage 3 – Years 7 to 9

At Key Stage 3, learners follow exciting programmes of study in:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Foreign Languages (French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish)
  • Humanities (Geography, History, Religious Studies)
  • BEE (Business, Enterprise and Employability), includes Computing
  • Citizenship/ PSHEE
  • Expressive Arts (Art, Drama, Music)
  • Physical Education
  • Technology (Design Technology, Food and Nutrition).

Further detail about what is studied in each subject can be found here


Key Stage 4 – Years 10 and 11

At Key Stage 4, learners continue to study the core subjects of:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Maths
  • Double Science
  • Physical Education
  • Citizenship/ PSHEE.

Pupils also study five additional subjects or ‘options’. The option subjects include the Humanities, Languages, Expressive Arts, Triple Science, Technology, Business, Computing and Physical Education. There are also subjects available which pupils will not have previously studied, including Photography, Psychology, Sociology, Child Development and Media Studies.

Further detail about the Key Stage 4 Curriculum can be found in the Options Booklet here.