Curriculum

The core aim of the curriculum at Hunterhouse is to enable all pupils to succeed in their learning. The organisation and delivery of the curriculum is designed to encourage individual progress through, for instance, the provision of different pathways, choice and flexibility where appropriate and progression between the key stages.

Throughout Key Stage Three (Years Eight to Ten) the curriculum is broad and balanced and pupils are taught mainly in form classes but are subdivided into smaller groups for practical subjects.

At both GCSE level and Post 16 level the College exceeds the requirements of the Entitlement Framework with an appropriate blend of General and Applied Courses including STEM courses.  In recent years new subjects have been introduced at both key stages. These have included GCSE Child Development, BTEC Travel and Tourism and Criminology.

Key Stage 3

Art
Drama
English
Geography
History
Home Economics
ICT
Languages (French, German, Spanish)
Learning for Life and Work
Mathematics
Music
Physical Education and Games
Religious Studies
Science (separate Biology, Chemistry, Physics in Year Ten)
Technology and Design

Key Stage 4
Core Subjects (5 ½ or 4 ½  GCSEs)English
Mathematics
Learning for Life and Work
Double Award Science or Single Award Science
Religious Studies (Short Course GCSE)
Physical Education and Games (non-GCSE)

Optional Subjects (choice of up to a further 4 GCSEs)

Art and Design
Business Studies
Child Development
Digital Technology
Drama
Engineering *
English Literature
Food and Nutrition
French
Further Mathematics
Geography
German
History
Journalism
Music
Occupational Studies
Photography *
Physical Education
Religious Studies
Spanish
Technology and Design

* These courses are offered in collaboration with South Eastern Regional College

Post 16

Applied Health and Social Care*
Art and Design
Biology
Business (BTEC)
Business Studies
Chemistry
Criminology
Design and Technology
Digital Technology
Drama and Theatre Studies
English Literature
Film Studies
French
Further Mathematics
Geography
German
Government and Politics
History
Life and Health Sciences
Mathematics
Music
Nutrition and Food Science
Performing Arts (BTEC)
Physics
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sport (BTEC)
Travel and Tourism (BTEC)