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Ramillies Hall School and Nursery

Ramillies Hall

School & Nursery

Curriculum

 

English

All Year 10 pupils study for Level 1 Functional Skills English. Some will then go on to study GCSE English Language and possible GCSE English Literature, whilst others will either continue with Level 1 Functional Skills or move to Level 2. All pupils leave school with a qualification.

 

Mathematics

Many pupils study GCSE Mathematics, whilst for others Entry Level or Functional Skills Mathematics may be more appropriate. All pupils leave school with a qualification.

 

Science

Many pupils study GCSE Science Trilogy (all three sciences awarded as 2 GCSEs), whilst for others Entry Level Science may be more appropriate. All pupils leave school with a qualification.

 

Community

This is a theme-based approach to PSHE, Citizenship, Religious Studies, etc.

 

Art & Design

Pupils experience using a wide range of media and sources to develop creative skills

Design & Technology

Pupils are introduced to a range of tools and materials to create products

 

Food & Nutrition

Pupils use our dedicated teaching kitchen to learn to cook nutritious meals

 

Music

Pupils are introduced to a wide range of genres, music theory, performance and composing

 

Drama

Pupils up to Y8, introduced to team skills, performing and speaking, improvisation

 

History

Broadly following the National Curriculum, covering a range of periods and key events

 

Geography

Broadly following the National Curriculum, covering both physical and human geography

PE

Developing individual and team skills, motor skills, ball control, etc in a range of sports

 

Games

Football, netball, basketball, hockey, rugby, athletics, cricket, cross-country

 

ICT

Broadly follows the National Curriculum, covering use of software from Office to Video production

 

French

Themed approach to teaching the language, covering speaking, listening, reading and writing

 

Media Studies

(Y9 only)

An introduction to Media Studies in preparation for option choices

 

 

 

Optional Subjects:

  • AQA Award in IT (Level 2)
  • BTEC First Award in Music Production (Level 2)
  • BTEC First Award in Sport (Level 2)
  • BTEC (Specialist) Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills (Levels 1 & 2, plus Food Hygiene Certificate)
  • City & Guilds Award in Design & Craft (Level 2) – Legacy course Year 11 only
  • FCSE and GCSE French
  • GCSE Media Studies
  • GCSE Art & Design
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Geography
  • Other Accredited Courses:
  • English - Functional Skills Levels 1 & 2
  • Maths - Entry Levels 1-3
  • Maths - Levels 1 & 2 Functional Skills
  • ICT - Entry Levels 1-3
  • ICT - Functional Skills Levels 1 & 2
  • Science – Entry Levels 1-3
  • ASDAN – Bronze Award
  • AQA Certificate - Preparation for Working Life (short course)
  • Princes Trust– Award in Personal Development & Employability (Entry Level 3, Levels 1 & 2)

Non-Accredited Curriculum:

  • Community (includes content from more traditional PSHE, Citizenship, RE curriculum)
  • PE
  • Games
  • Form Periods