Our curriculum has been designed to deliver an exciting and stimulating five year progressive programme. We focus on key skills at Key Stage 3 for two years where we foster a love of learning through a broad and balanced curriculum.

Our Key Stage 4 programme is extended over three years to develop a deeper understanding and mastery of subjects at GCSE level, in order to achieve the highest outcomes and to aspire for every student to reach their potential.

Core Subjects

These are subjects that all students will study and provide a foundation of knowledge applicable across a wide range of subjects.

English Language and Literature 2 GCSE's
Maths 1 GCSE


Triple Scientists study 3 GCSE's (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

2 GCSE's
French 1 GCSE or equivalent
Core PE Non GCSE
Religious Studies Non GCSE

Optional Subjects

These are specialised subjects that students will choose from.  Choices should be made based on the direction students want to take with their further education, training or career.

Geography Graphic Communication Creative I-Media
History Computer Science Art Graphics
Religious Studies Art, Craft and Design Music
Design and Technology Textiles Dance
Hospitality and Catering Photography Drama
Sociology Psychology Business Studies
Health and Social Care Sports Studies Triple Science

Our Key Stage 5 provision is delivered alongside our Partners – as part of The East Northamptonshire College (TENC) - The Ferrers School and The Rushden Academy. Our joint provision has the most comprehensive choice of subjects in the County, consisting of twenty nine A Levels plus ten BTEC additional Level 3 courses and four Level 2 post-sixteen options. Please visit for further details about the available courses.

To find out more about our Curriculum, please contact the Heads of Department.  Contact details are available on each subject page. 


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