Departments (Subjects)

TWGSB is a specialist Humanities school with a focus on History, English and Geography. That focus is reflected in the curriculum. Humanities status provides a mechanism for the development of new ideas to improve teaching and learning throughout the curriculum.

During Key Stage 3 all pupils study: English, Mathematics, Science, RE, PE, PSHE, Geography, History, French, Spanish, Art, Music, ICT, Design & Technology (Resistant materials, Graphics, Electronics and Food and Nutrition)

In Year 7 pupils study French but from the start of Year 8 they also study Spanish. Throughout the key stage Drama is taught by specialist staff within a carousel arrangement for English. The subjects taught within Design and Technology are different in each year group.

At Key Stage 4 all students follow a core curriculum of: English, Mathematics, separate Sciences, one Modern Foreign Language, RE, PE, PSHE

In addition students choose three option subjects from the list below:
Art, Business Studies, Drama, Electronics, Geography, Geology, History, ICT, Music, Physical Education, Statistics, a second Modern Foreign Language, Resistant Materials, Graphical Products and Food and Nutrition.

In Year 12 students study four AS levels. They also study PSHE and Games/Enrichment.

In Year 13 most students drop one of their AS level subjects but some continue with all four.

The following subjects are available at A level:
Art, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, English (Literature or Language and Literature), Economics, Economics and Business, French, Geography, Government and Politics, History, ICT, Mathematics (Decision, Mechanics, Statistics and Further), Media Studies, Music, Music Technology, Physical Education, Philosophy and Ethics, Physics, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre Studies, Systems and Control (Electronics), Product Design (Resistant Materials) and Product Design (Graphics).



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