The Key Stage 3 Curriculum at Sir John Hunt

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage 3, with students studying the full range of national curriculum subjects. We do, however, place a high priority on the core subjects, ensuring that students develop good literacy and numeracy skills. Students also study the separate sciences to ensure that they develop the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary for progression to Key Stage 4.

Throughout Year 7 and Year 8, students study the following curriculum:

Subject Time Allocation
English 5 x 50 minutes per week
Mathematics 5 x 50 minutes per week
Biology 2 x 50 minutes per week
Chemistry 2 x 50 minutes per week
Physics 2 x 50 minutes per week
Spanish 2 x 50 minutes per week
Geography 2 x 50 minutes per week
History 1 x 50 minutes per week
Philosophy and Ethics 1 x 50 minutes per week
Physical Education 2 x 50 minutes per week
Technology: rotation of Food and Nutrition, resistant Materials and Textiles 2 x 50 minutes per week
Art and Design 1 x 50 minutes per week
Music 1 x 50 minutes per week
Computing 1 x 50 minutes per week
Literacy 1 x 50 minutes per week