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Severn Vale School

An Academy

Curriculum

On the left you will find links to each subject taught at Severn Vale. These will provide a brief outline of the curriculum followed. If you require further information please contact the appropriate subject here.

Key Stage 3

Students are taught predominantly in sets in Years 7-9 based on data we collect and analyse during Terms 1 and 2 of Year 7. Movement between sets is frequent and based on continuing assessment by classroom teachers.

Students study the following subjects throughout Key Stage 3 although students needing additional support with their literacy do not take part in Modern Foreign Languages lessons.

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • French
  • Design Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Futures
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education

Key Stage 4

Students all study English Language and Literature, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education and FAB (Futures, Attitudes and Beliefs which covers the Sex and Relationship Education and Religious Education) in Years 10 and 11 and choose four “option” subjects.

Teaching, support and careers staff work closely with students in Year 9 to ensure that the students are guided in making the right choices for them. Option subjects offered vary from year to year. The following subjects are usually offered (dependent on demand):

Art French Politics & Citizenship
Art Digital Graphics Geography Religious Studies
Business Studies Health & Social Care Sociology
Child Development History Spanish
Computer Science ICT Sport BTEC
Drama Media Studies Triple Science
DT RM Music Work Skills
DT Textiles Music Technology  
Food & Nutrition PE