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Thornleigh Salesian College
Sharples Park
Bolton, BL1 6PQ

contact@thornleigh.bolton.sch.uk

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Curriculum Overview and Structure

Curriculum Overview and Structure 2017 - 2018

Should you wish to find out any further information on any of the Curriculum areas below, please contact your child’s teacher in School.

KS3 = Year 7 and Year 8
KS4 = Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11 
KS5 = Year 12 and Year 13

  

Course Structure

Year 7 students study courses in:

Year 7 courses

 

Year 8 students study courses in:

Year 8 courses

 

Year 9, 10 and 11 students study courses in:

Year 9 10 and 11 courses

 

Option subjects for Year 9, 10 and 11 are:

Year 9  10 and 11 option courses

 

Post 16 students study courses in:

Post 16 students choose 3 subjects to study and all courses are 2 years in length.  In addition, any student who has not achieved a grade 4 in either Maths or English must re-sit this course until they achieve the necessary grade.

Most Post 16 courses receive 6 periods of teaching per week.

Courses available at Post-16:

Post 16 courses

We also run a Year 12  Level 1 course. It consists of the following components:

  • BTEC First Certificate Level 1/2 in Retail Knowledge
  • ASDAN Personal & Social Development
  • ASDAN Level 2 Employability Certificate
  • Young Sports Leaders qualification
  • Home Cooking Skills
  • One day/week (Monday) on work placements.
  • One day/week (Friday) at Bolton College on vocational taster courses

 

Subject Overviews

Religious Education   RE Key Stage 3   RE Key Stage 4   RE Key Stage 5

Maths   Maths Key Stage 3   Maths Key Stage 4   Maths Key Stage 5

English   English Key Stage 3   English Key Stage 4   English Key Stage 5

Science   Science Key Stage 3   Science Key Stage 4   Science Key Stage 5

Art   Art Key Stage 3

Art, Graphics and Photography   Art, Graphics and Photography Key Stage 4   Art, Graphics and Photography Key Stage 5

Business   Business Key Stage 4

Business and Economics   Business and Economics Key Stage 5

Design Technology   Design Technology Key Stage 3   Design Technology Key Stage 4

Geography  Geography Key Stage 3   Geography Key Stage 4   Geography Key Stage 5

History   History Key Stage 3   History Key Stage 4   History Key Stage 5 

Latin   Latin Key Stage 3   Latin Key Stage 4   Latin Key Stage 5

Music   Music Key Stage 3   Music Key Stage 4

Psychology  Psychology Key Stage 5

Sociology   Sociology Key Stage 5

Spanish   Spanish Key Stage 3   Spanish Key Stage 4    Spanish Key Stage 5 

 

 

 

 

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