Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum at King Richard School is  logical, well sequenced, contextually relevant and provides our students with the skills and knowledge they need to move on to aspirant next steps. Whilst preparing  them  well for external examinations th...

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 Stage 3 studies and is a crucial time i...

Key Stage 4

Year 10 Maths 8 Eng 8 Sci 10 PE 3 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’ preparation for the Level 2 exa...

Key Stage 5

For a small school King Richard is able to offer a wide range of courses to include ‘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...

More Able Statement

KRS provision for the More Able At King Richard School, we are committed to challenge for all pupils in an environment that is secure, caring and learning focused. We have in place a broad curriculum, enhanced by opportunities that provide pupils with...

Options

For their first three years at King Richard School all pupils take essentially the same broad and balanced curriculum offering a wide range of subjects. Each curriculum area has a curriculum intent ensuring students make progress in their; academic...

Sixth Form

We believe that the sixth form is the transition between school and university or employment where young people will be developing into mature, self-motivated and confident learners who universities and employers value in this fiercely competitive...

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

Welcome to Business Studies at King Richard School! "The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." Mark Zuckerberg Business has an impact o...

Computing, Computer Science and IT

Students will develop a wide range of fundamental skills, knowledge and understanding that will equip them as good “Digital Citizens” for the rest of their lives. Lessons cover topics including programming, analysing data, using technology safely, und...

D&T Food and Textiles

The curriculum for DT covers an extensive range of topics including Food and Textiles, we nurture pupils’ creativity and teach them the skills to not only come up with brilliant ideas, but to turn them into a reality. By doing so, this subject co...

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

Welcome to geography at King Richard School! “Geography is a subject which holds the key to our future” – Michael Palin There has never been a more important time to learn geography, our world is facing a range of new opportunities and chall...

Health and Social Care

Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care (Key Stage 4)   Year 10 Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care Autumn Term Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development • Identifying the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development o...

History

The History department at KRS aims for students to develop curiosity, imagination and love of the ‘otherness’ of the past. We strive to impose order and meaning, make connections and understand how ordinary people’s lives have shaped the world.   T...

Languages

We aim to inspire independent lifelong language learners who have a love of their chosen languages and the culture of the countries where these languages are spoken. We aim to build upon prior learning and to encourage uptake at KS4 and KS5. We...

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

Key Stage 3 music, focuses upon performance, composition and appraising. Students learn to play a variety of instruments in solo and group performance settings. They compose music using both traditional techniques and with specialist software. They...

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 team...

Science

KRS Science department follow AQA Science for Key stage 3 and 4. We find the AQA KS3 programme is a fantastic way to prepare the students for AQA GCSE Science. We offer A level Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Key Stage 3 (Y7-9)   KS3 starts ...