Curriculum

Our priority is to provide a curriculum which will challenge and support all our students in an 11-18, integrated, academically excellent, coeducational, all-ability school. Within each area of study, every opportunity is taken to reflect the processes of integration.

All students study English and English literature, mathematics, the sciences, technology, history, geography, art, music, drama, physical education, integrated and religious studies, information technology, home economics, two modern languages. Languages currently offered are French, German, Irish, Latin and Spanish. All of these subjects are available at GCSE along with further mathematics, business and communication, digital technology, learning for life and work, moving image arts, food and nutrition and British/Irish Sign Language.  As part of the Learning for Life and Work programme, all students also study employability, personal development and global citizenship.

Sixth Form
A level courses are available in English literature, mathematics, further mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, history, geography, politics, French, German, Spanish, Irish, art, performance art, music,  moving image arts, philosophy and ethics, business studies, sports studies, health and social care, travel and tourism, public services, digital technology, software systems development.

 

All subject areas make use of our excellent information technology facilities, which are networked throughout the college through C2K and are fully accessible from home. All students study ICT during the first three years in order to ensure that they will be able to make confident use of computers across the curriculum.  Moving Image Arts students have access to a dedicated AppleMac room, cameras and editing facilities.  Students and staff use Fronter VLE, subject specific Facebook and Twitter accounts and iPads are in use across the school.

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