Departments
This section of our Learning Platform contains further details on the departments at Longdean School. Each departmental page gives an overview of the subjects, the department heads, the syllabus and some useful information about the subjects.

Curriculum
We have five one hour lessons each day except Tuesday when KS3 have 4 lessons. We operate a two week timetable, this provides 48 periods for KS3 and KS4 have 50 lessons which are allocated as follows
:

Subject Year 7 Periods Year 8 Periods Year 9 Periods
2
3
2
2
2
2
7
7
6
French
German or extra Literacy & Numeracy
4
4

5
(3 extra ICT)
3
2
2
3
3
3
ICT
1
1
2
Technology
4
4
4
7
7
6
2
2
2
4
4
4
2
2
2
5
5
6

Students arriving with below level 4 in English or Maths take extra Literacy or Numeracy instead of French or German.

Art in year 8 includes a period of ICT.

YEAR 10: GCSE / BTEC

PATHWAY

OPTION A

OPTION B

OPTION C

OPTION D






GCSE

FRENCH

HISTORY

RESISTANT

MATERIALS

MUSIC


GERMAN

GEOGRAPHY

GRAPHIC

PRODUCTS

HISTORY


BUSINESS

P.E.

FOOD

FOOD


DRAMA

ART

TEXTILES





GEOGRAPHY







VOCATIONAL

COLLEGE

COLLEGE

BTEC ACTING

BTEC ART


ICT

ICT

BTEC SPORT

BTEC DANCE


WORK SKILLS 4 U

WORK SKILLS 4U

ICT

OCR LEISURE & TOURISM





ICT

  • All students select ICT from one column.
  • Vocational subjects are linked to the world of work.
  • A variety of College Courses are available such as Motor Vehicle, Construction, Hairdressing, & Child Care.
  • College subjects and Work Skills run across Both option blocks and are selected from Both.
  • All students study English, Maths, Science, R.E., Games, & PSHCE.

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