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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, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Music, Drama, Hair and Beauty 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 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 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   Food Preparation and Nutrition Business Studies
History  French Drama
Business Studies Geography Food Preparation and Nutrition   
  Hair and Beauty Geography
  History Hair and Beauty Studies
  Product Design History
    Music
    Product Design

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 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 Art Art
French Food Preparation and Nutrition Business Studies
Geography French Drama
History   Geography Hair and Beauty Studies
Triple Award Science Hair and Beauty Studies 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.

Year 11 

The allocation of hours in year 11 is outlined below.

Core (subjects studied by all students)

  Core subject     Hours  
English 5
Maths 5
Science 4
PE (BTEC) 2

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

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

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