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

"Art & Design, in all its disciplines is available to all; providing creative and critical thinking and thereby enabling each student to access the artistic process.'' Accommodation for Art & Design is provided in a suite of rooms within...

Business Studies

"We aim to inspire students to understand the importance of enterprise and the nature of the business world. The students will gather a broad and balanced perspective of business, taking a journey that develops their knowledge and skills to evaluate...

Computing, Computer Science and IT

"Students will develop a wide range of fundamental skills, knowledge and understanding that will equip them for the rest of their lives. They will learn the art form of ‘Computational Thinking’ in order to provide the essential skills that will enable the...

D&T Food and Textiles

"To create global citizens who can interact with and shape the human world around them by creating problem solvers who blend a range of disciplines to find solutions to the problems our species and the planet faces. Students will become discerning consumers...

D&T Product Design and Engineering

"To create global citizens who can interact with and shape the human world around them by creating problem solvers who blend a range of disciplines to find solutions to the problems our species and the planet faces. Students will become discerning consumers...

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

"To cultivate understanding, knowledge, and appreciation of both the English language and its literature, allowing students to develop their English language skills both creatively and critically, giving students the opportunity to not only make the...

Geography

"Creating global citizens of the future.'' 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 fa...

Health and Social Care

“Health and Social Care is a subject designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for further study and work in the health and social care sector by looking into key areas such as legislation changes, barriers that people in society m...

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.'' ...

Languages

"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. '' Spanish Key Words Year 7 Spanish In Year 7, pupils study the following...

Maths

"Provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.'' The Mathematics curriculum covers more ...

Music

"To provide all students with a wide range of practical music making experiences that develop creativity and independence of thought.'' Unit & Vocabulary Grid   Key Stage 3 music, focuses upon performance, composition and appraising. ...

Religious Education

"For all students to engage with the deep meaning that individuals and groups make of their experiences and appreciate how this helps give purpose to their lives'' Curriculum Principles Key Concept Grid NEW! In September 2016 we revised...

Physical Education

"Develop students' physical skills, social skills and confidence needed to maintain an active healthy lifestyle and foster the desire for lifelong participation in physical activity.'' Physical Education Key Words ...

Science

"To develop a love of science in all and a thirst for knowledge of the world around them.''  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...