In Key Stage 3 pupils follow the National Curriculum and have opportunities to develop their skills in the four key areas of
Through their study of language, pupils learn to recognize and appreciate the ways in which writers achieve particular effects and to communicate an informed, personal response.
Several series of textbooks are used throughout the Key Stage:
Through the study of literature, pupils are encouraged to read, interpret and evaluate literary texts. Recently studied texts include the following:
In Key Stage 3, assessment takes place each term in the form of reading and writing tests in the classroom. The results of formal examinations at the end of the academic year are printed on report cards in June.