The Thomas Hardye School

Curriculum Overview

Students in all year groups follow a broad and balanced curriculum which leads to the best possible opportunities in the future.

The curriculum reflects the values of Britain today and enables all our learners to successfully contribute to society.

Year 9

All students study Maths, English, Science, Modern Foreign Language(s), Geography, History, Design and Technology, Art, Theology and Ethics, Music, Dance, Drama and ICT/Computing

Students in year 9 also have lessons in Games/PE, Business and Enterprise, and PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education)

Download Year 9 KS 4 Options Booklet

Powerpoint Presentation from Year 9 Options evening

Year 10 and 11

All students study Maths, English Language, English Literature, Science, Design and Technology, and Theology and Ethics

All students are able to take a Modern Foreign Language, and the vast majority do so. Students are also able to study a second language.

Option subjects are Geography, History, Art, Dance, Drama, Music, Business Studies, Health and Social Care, ICT/Computing and GCSE PE.

Some students also have the option to follow a Pathways course that builds a wide range of skills and leads to an ASDAN qualification.

Students in years 10 and 11 continue to have lessons in Games/PE and PSHCE.

Preparing for Year 11 Guide

More information about the courses on offer can be found in the school prospectus, by contacting the school and asking to be connected to the required subject area, or by contacting Iain Cornell (Deputy Headteacher)


For Sixth Form information see the Sixth Form website