Curriculum - Further Detail

Curriculum - Further Detail

Curriculum Time
Students are taught for 25 lessons a week - each is 60 minutes long.
In addition students have a daily tutorial period of 20 minutes and a fortnightly independent study session of 60 minutes.

Modern Foreign Languages
In Years 7, 8 and 9 half the year group studies German and half the year group takes French. We offer both French and German at GCSE.

Key Stage 3 Setting Arrangements
Broadly, we look to have set ability groupings with some mixed ability groups where appropriate at Key Stage 3:

KS3 Mixed Ability Classes Set Ability Classes
Years 7, 8 & 9 Art, Drama, Technology, PDP Maths, English, Science, MFL, Geography, History, RS, Computing, PE, Independent Study





Key Stage 4 Setting Arrangements

KS4 Mixed Ability Classes Set Ability Classes
Years 10 & 11 Option Subjects English, Maths, Science, PE

Key Stage 4 Option Subjects

KS4 Option Choices
Years 10 & 11 Art, BTEC Sport, Business Studies, Computer Science, Creative i-Media, Drama, Engineering, Food & Nutrition, French, Geography, German, Health & Social Care, History, Music, Resistant Materials, Religious Studies, Study Support, Textiles,

Key Stage 5 Option Subjects

KS5 Subjects
Years 12 & 13 Applied Science, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computing, Computer Science, Digital Media Production, English, Engineering, Geography, Health & Social Care, History, Maths, Photography, Physics, Psychology. Religious Studies, Sociology, Textiles

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Contact Details

01460 260100

If you require any information in an alternative format, please contact the Academy on 01460 260100

Holyrood Academy Zembard Lane, Chard,
Somerset, TA20 1JL

Holyrood Academy is a part of the Uffculme Academy Trust (UAT). UAT is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales number 07338835 and an Exempt Charity.
Registered address: Chapel Hill, Uffculme, Devon EX15 3AG