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Curriculum

Structure of the School Day

08:50-08:55

08:55-09:55

09:55-10:55

10:55-11.15 

11:15-12:15

12:15-13:15

13:15-13:45

13:45-14:15

14:15-15:15

15:15

Line Up

Period 1

Period 2

Break

Period 3

Period 4

Upper School Form/Intervention - Lower School Lunch

Upper School Lunch - Lower School Form/Intervention

Period 5

Dismissal

 At Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School, our aim is to offer students a curriculum that enables them ‘to do and be of their best’ in line with our school mission. All experiences at school are an opportunity to form the Christian adult who will contribute to society, will fight injustice and will give in service to those in need. We want our students to ‘learn about the best that has been thought and said.’ Our curriculum is designed to enable students to be exposed to the greatest ideas, thinkers, literature and art and you can find an overview of the topics of study here.  Our Key Stage 3 curriculum runs from Y7-9 and Key Stage 4 in Y10-11.

At KS3 students can stduy:

  • Art
  • Design Technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Food and Catering
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • PE
  • RE
  • Science


Our students are offered qualifications at GCSE that universities and employers value and we encourage students to study for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc).

At GCSE students can study the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • French
  • History
  • Geography
  • Religious Education
  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Physical Education

The EBacc is made up of:

  • English
  • Maths
  • The Sciences (including Computer Science)
  • History or Geography
  • French

The school has a thriving Sixth Form with an emphasis on a wide variety of academic and applied courses at Advanced levels.

The subjects offered at A Level include:

English Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, History, Geography, RE, Psychology, Business Studies, Computer Science, Art, PE, Media, Drama and Further Mathematics.

Other Level 3 courses include:

IT C. Technical, Business C.Technical, Digital Media C.Technical, Music BTEC, Health and Social Care BTEC and Performing Arts BTEC.

Click on the individual subject pages for a more in-depth look at what is studied across Key Stages.