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Subjects

All students study all subjects in the National Curriculum for Key Stage 3 as well as Life skills, Drama and Character Education (including careers). The table below shows the current allocations of subjects: 

Subject

         Lessons per week

         Lessons per week

         Lessons per week

 

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

English

3.5

3.5

3.5

Maths

3.5

3.5

3.5

Science

3

3

3.5

Art & Design

3

3

2.5

ICT

1

1

1

History

1.5

1.5

1.5

Geography

1.5

1.5

1.5

MFL

2.5

2.5

2

Music

1

1

1

PE

2

2

2

Life skills

1

1

1

Drama

0.5

0.5

0.5

A.C.E.

1

1

0

Option

0

0

1.5

 

The timetable

The school operates a 25 period timetable. There are 5 periods per day (4 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon), each of which lasts for one hour.

Curriculum links to KS2

There are developmental links with all 14 feeder primary schools through leadership, pastoral, Science, English, Maths and Gifted and Talented working parties.


Curriculum links to KS4

  • There are links with Ashby School and other ACE partnership schools and regular subject meetings are arranged to provide a consistent approach to assessment and curriculum planning. We are working on a number of collaborative projects which link curriculum and assessment across the partnership.
  • GCSE link work is already happening in English, Maths, Science and Computing with other subjects developing their curriculum in light of GCSE developments, through the ACE partnership subject groups.
  • ACE assessment partnership work has provided all subjects with a common curriculum and assessment framework based on GCSE criteria.

Ashby School Options information for Year 9 Students

December 2021 Dear Year 9 student and parents, We are so looking forward to welcoming you to Ashby School in August 2022 to complete your Key Stage 4 studies. As you know, you are able to choose some of the subjects you wish to study so, to help you make these choices, we are runn...

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Christmas Concert 2021

You can see some videos from the Christmas performance by clicking here ...

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Christmas Card Design Winners 2021

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Student Voice News

This half term, our student leadership team have been working fantastically hard. They have met with Mr Bellmore to work through the anti-bullying policy, where they provided some brilliant feedback moving forward. We have now created an Anti-Bullying action group who will meet with Mr Bellmore regu...

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Design Competition Finalist

A huge congratulations to former Ivanhoe College student, Megan Harris, who has made it through as a regional finalist for the Royal Mail’s ‖Heroes’ Stamp Design Competition 2021. Megan is one of only 120 young people to reach this stage of the competition, from a staggering 606,049 entr...

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