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Curriculum

Our curriculum places the personalised learning experience of our girls at its heart. Our small class sizes allow every girl to gain the individual attention and support of excellent teachers.

Progression to the Senior School signals a move to a new key stage and added depth to our curriculum. Those who have studied in our Junior School are particularly well placed by having developed the independent learning and organisational skills necessary to succeed at the highest level from Year 7 through to Year 11. A smooth transition is helped by a strong familiarity with our teachers and small class sizes enable us to plan and deliver a curriculum which stretches our pupils in keeping with their own goals and ambitions and our warm ethos.

The girls in Year 7 to Year 9 follow a tailored programme in the following subjects:
Mathematics
English and English Literature
Science
ICT
History
Geography
Citizenship
PSHEE
French
Spanish
Latin 
Art
Drama
Music
PE and Games

Towards the end of Year 9, pupils make supported choices of GCSE programmes to pursue in addition to the core subjects of Mathematics, English Language and Literature, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. PE and Games continue to play a strong part in our timetable even though they are not examined. It is usual for our girls to choose 5 or 6 option choices from the choices below:
ICT
History
Geography
French
Spanish
Art
Music

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