Key Stage 3 and Cambridge Secondary 1
Year 7 – 9 (KS3)
Mathematics, English and Science – Cambridge Checkpoint
At St Christopher’s, we follow the Cambridge Secondary 1programme which provides a seamless progression from Cambridge Primary - or can be used as a standalone curriculum - to develop learners' skills and confidence in English, Mathematics and Science. It offers a curriculum framework for educational success for learners, typically 11-14 years old, with an optional testing structure.
Our curriculum frameworks for English, also includes, English as a second language option.
Cambridge Secondary 1, incorporates international bench marked tests.
Tests for Cambridge Checkpoint are standardised, set and marked by us, so provide an international benchmark of student achievement enabling teachers to advise learners and parents of the suitability of different progression routes.
History, Geography, MFL, Music, ICT, Physical Education, PHSE- British National Curriculum
For the remainder of the subjects at St. Christopher’s, we follow the framework guided by the British National curriculum. Each subject contains a set of attainment targets for students to achieve. These attainment targets are identified as levels. It is expected that students attain between levels 4 and 8 between levels 4 and 8 between years 7 to 9.
- To become successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve.
- To become confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.
- To become responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society