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Key Stage 3 Curriculum

During the first two years at Ilkley Grammar School, students follow a very broad programme of study.

The Core Curriculum: Year 7

English

Geography

PE

History

Art

Mathematics

RE

Drama

Citizenship

Music

Science

French or

Spanish

ICT

Technology

Since September 2016, students in Year 7 study either French or Spanish in the first two years to build up their proficiency in one language.This is in response to the demands of the new and more challenging GCSEs in languages. There is an option for some students to pick up an additional second language at the start of Year 9.

The Core Curriculum: Current Year 8

English

Geography

PE

History

Art

Mathematics

RE

Drama

Citizenship

Music

Science

French

ICT

Spanish

Technology

In Year 9, the number of core subjects is reduced from 15 to 10 as follows:


Year 9 Core Programme

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In addition, there are six option blocks which allow students to create a personalised curriculum:

Year 8 into 9 Options Programme

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