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Fullhurst Community College

Curriculum

At Fullhurst Community College we offer a broad and balanced curriculum in an aim to develop confident, responsible and successful young people. Below is an outline of what we offer at each year group. Further detail regarding the curriculum covered by individual subjects can be found by visiting faculty pages. If you would like more information about the curriculum at Fullhurst Community College, please contact main reception.

Year 7 

In year 7 we provide three different curriculum pathways to try and personalise the learning of students. These pathways are determined by our continuing assessment of students to enable all students to be successful:

Year 7
Pathway A
Year 7
Pathway B
Year 7
Pathway C
English (4) English (5) English (7)
Maths (4) Maths (4) Maths (5)
Science (3) Science (3) Science (3)
Geography (2) Geography (2) Humanities (2)
History (2) History (2) PE (2)
MFL (2) MFL (1) RE (2/3)
PE (2) PE (2)   Citizenship (1/3)  
RE (2/3) RE (2/3) Computer
Science (1)
  Citizenship (1/3 )    Citizenship (1/3)   PACA (4) *
Computer
Science (1)
Computer
Science (1)
 
PACA (4) * PACA (4) *  
25 hours 25 hours 25 hours
( ) = lessons per week in each subject area.
* = PACA contains the following subjects: Art, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Music, Drama and Product Design which are taught on a rotation.

In addition to the subjects mentioned above, in tutor periods (8.45-9.05 each day), students cover a PSHE curriculum, linked to our assembly programme.

Year 8 

In year 8 we still offer different curriculum pathways, however as students accelerate progress through their experiences in year 7, there are now only two routes:

Year 8
Pathway A
Year 8 
Pathway B
English (4) English (6)
Maths (4) Maths (4)
Science (3) Science (3)
Geography (2) Geography (2)
History (2) History (2)
MFL (2) PE (2)
PE (2) RE (2/3)
RE (2/3) Citizenship (1/3)
Citizenship (1/3) Computer Science (1)  
  Computer Science (1)   PACA (4)
PACA (4)  
25 hours  25 hours 
( ) = lessons in the week in each subject area
* = PACA contains the following subjects: Art, Drama, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Hair and Beauty, Music, Product Design and Spanish which are taught on a rotation.

In addition to the subjects mentioned above, in tutor periods (8.45-9.05 each day), students cover a PSHE curriculum and careers guidance, linked to our assembly programme.

Year 9 

The allocation of hours in year 9 is outlined below.

Core (subjects studied by all students)

Core subject   Hours  
English 4
Maths 4
Science 4
PE (BTEC) 2
Computer Science   1
Citizenship  1

Options (each option subject is studied for three hours a week)

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
French Art Art
  Geography   Business Studies Business Studies
History Food Preparation and Nutrition Drama
Spanish Geography Food Preparation and Nutrition   
  Hair and Beauty Hair and Beauty 
  Health and Social Care Health and Social Care
  History History
  Music Product Design
  Product Design  
  Spanish  

In addition to the subjects mentioned above, in tutor periods (8.45-9.05 each day), students cover a PSHE curriculum and careers guidance, linked to our assembly programme.

Year 10 

The allocation of hours in year 10 is outlined below.

Core (subjects studied by all students)

Core subject   Hours  
English 4
Maths 4
Science 4
PE (BTEC) 2
ICT  1
Citizenship  1/2
RE 1/2

Options (each option subject is studied for three hours a week)

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Computer Science Business Studies Art
French Film Studies Business Studies
Geography Food Preparation and Nutrition Drama
History Hair and Beauty  Geography
Product Design Health and Social Care Hair and Beauty

Service and Maintenance Engineering

History   Health and Social Care
     Music Philosophy and Ethics
  Product Design Service and Maintenance Engineering
  Service and Maintenance Engineering Triple Award Science
  Triple Award Science  

 In addition to the subjects mentioned above in tutor periods (8.45-9.05 each day) students cover a PSHE curriculum and careers guidance, linked to our assembly programme.

Year 11 

The allocation of hours in year 11 is outlined below.

Core (subjects studied by all students)

  Core subject     Hours  
English 6
Maths 5
Science 4
PE  1

Options (each option subject is studied for three hours a week)

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Computer Science Art Art
  French   Food Preparation and Nutrition Business Studies
Geography French Drama
History   Geography Hair and Beauty 
Triple Award Science Hair and Beauty  Health and Social Care
  Health and Social Care   History  
  Philosophy and Ethics Music
  Product Design Product Design
  Service and Maintenance Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineering
  Triple Award Science Statistics

In addition to the subjects mentioned above, in tutor periods (8.45-9.05 each day), students cover a PSHE curriculum and careers guidance, linked to our assembly programme.

Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue
Leicester
LE3 1AH

tel: 0116 282 4326
fax: 0116 282 5781
email: office@fullhurst.leicester.sch.uk