Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum at King Richard School is balanced, relevant and personalised, ensuring progression and continuity for every student. Our central purpose is to ensure that all children achieve the highest standards of which they are capable. These ...

Key Stage 3

Year 7 Maths 7 Eng 6 Sci 6 His 3 Geo 3 PE 4 PSHE 2 Dr 2 Art 2 Mus 2 Tech 4 MFL 5 IT 2 RE 2 Year 7 overall lesson distribution Year 7 is the first year of the students’ Key S...

Key Stage 4

Year 10 Maths 8 Eng 8 Sci 9 PE 4 PSHE 1 Option Group A 5 Option Group B 5 Option Group C 5 Option Group D 5 Year 10 overall lesson distribution Year 10 is the first year of the students’ prepa...

Key Stage 5

For a small school King Richard is able to offer a wide range of courses to include 15 ‘level 3 subjects (A levels AS and BTECs), level 2 (GCSE equivalent) BTEC courses in Health and Social Care and Public Services , English and Maths GCSE resits as w...

Options

As you know, for their first three years at King Richard School all pupils take essentially the same wide range of subjects. This is intended both to lay the foundations of a broad general education and to give pupils at least some experience on which...

Sixth Form

The Sixth Form at King Richard School is unique. It is situated in a military base in Dhekelia near Larnaca in Cyprus. The sun shines for over 300 days of the year and the school has wonderful views over the Mediterranean. The Sixth Form is small and...

Art & Design

Accommodation for Art & Design is provided in a suite of rooms within an Annexe block, which is shared with the Music and Design & Technology Departments. The main teaching area on the ground floor comprises of a general art room and pottery...

Business Studies

Students will cover topics including finance, business planning, sustainability, branding, job roles, interview skills and career development. Lessons are relevant and encourage problem solving and how to make decisions. Work is assessed through...

Computing and ICT

Lessons cover topics including programming, analysing data, using technology safely, understanding hardware and software components. Students will get to grips with advanced programming, safety online and building upon their understanding of how computers...

D&T Food and Textiles

Food technology is studied, with food preparation, cooking and learning about where food comes from. Learn about the Design and Technology curriculum and how homework is set below: Year 7   Term 1 Students will firstly...

D&T Product Design and Engineering

Year 7 Graphics - Paper Engineering Term 1 Knowledge – Introduction to Design and Technology, safety using tools, paper engineering techniques, presentation styles in DT, basic electronic components. Design Skills – Pupils are...

Drama

In all years, the Drama Curriculum consists of three strands: Creating Drama Performing Drama Evaluating Drama Throughout KS3, pupils will be required to show good teamwork and commitment in their Drama lessons. The basic skills...

English

Year 7 During Y7 pupils will read a variety of poetry, prose, and drama texts by a range of modern and classic writers including Shakespeare and 19th Century prose authors. They will be taught a range of skills, including how to break down a text;...

Geography

Students will learn about world-wide development and how it differs within countries from continent to continent. Lesson topics cover the weather and climate; rivers and coasts and their geographical features; ecosystems; migration; natural hazards...

History

Topics covered in the curriculum include historically important events such as the English Civil War, the Industrial Revolution and World War I. They will also learn about the changing role of the monarchy. Students will be expected to demonstrate...

Languages

Year 7 French In Year 7, pupils study the following topics: C’est parti! – Greetings and introductions, name, age, numbers to 31, the alphabet, classroom instructions, school items, colours, dates, birthdays. Famille et copains – Famil...

Maths

The Mathematics curriculum covers more than just basic calculations. Students, according to ability, will learn important topics including statistics, fractions, percentages and probability, formulae, algebra and analysing data. The 'My Maths' website...

Music

In year 7 all students learn to play the flute or clarinet during their music lessons as part of the Musical Opportunities Scheme. This happens either during term one or term two. There is then the opportunity to take part in the Extended Musical...

Religious Education

  Religious Literacy for All The Agree d Syllabus for Religious Education 2016-2021 Service Children’s Education SACRE         NEW! In September 2016 we revised our RE syllabus for SCE schools. T...

Physical Education

Year 7-9 Students follow a broad range of activities in half-term blocks. They have 4 lessons in each 2 week timetable rotation. Pupils are taught to: use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition through...

Science

At KRS we Teach Activate Science. Along with all the usual fantastic scientific experiments and investigations, Activate incorporates many online learning resources. Year 7 Term 1 Cells Particles and their behaviour...