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Curriculum Design

Year 7 Curriculum (Key Stage 3)

Subject Hours Subject Hours
English 5 History 1
Maths 5 PE 1
Science 3 Art 1
Spanish 2/1(Oracy) RE 1
Music 1 Drama 1
DT 1 ICT 1
Geography 2 PSHCE 0.5

Year 8 Curriculum (Key Stage 3)

Subject Hours Subject Hours
English 4 History 2
Maths 4 PE 2
Science 3 Art 1
Spanish 2 RE 1
Music 1 Drama 1
DT 1 ICT 1
Geography 2 PSHCE 0.5

Year 9, 10 & 11 Curriculum (GCSE/Level 2)

Subject Hours
English 5
Maths 5
Science 4
PE 2
At the end of Year 8 students select their 'Option Subjects'. These are the subjects that students will study for their GCSE's.
Art (GCSE) Media Studies (Level 2)
Business Studies (Level 2) Music (GCSE)
Catering (GCSE) Photography (GCSE)
Computer Science (GCSE) Resistant Materials (GCSE)
Drama (GCSE) Physical Education (Level 2)
Geography (GCSE) Separate Science (GCSE)
History (GCSE) Spanish (GCSE)

Year 12 & 13 Curriculum (A Level/Level 3)

Please visit the Sixth Form pages of our website for full subject overviews. All students complete five hours per subject, per week. Students are also timetabled with three hours of supervised study, one hour of enrichment and one hour of IAG (career preparation).
Applied Science (Level 3) Further Maths (A Level)
Biology (A Level) Geography (A Level)
Chemistry (A Level) Government & Politics (A Level)
Computing (Level 3) History (A Level)
Core Maths (AS Level) IT (Level 3)
Digital Media (Level 3) Maths (A Level)
Digital Media & Film (Level 3) Photography (A Level)
Drama (A Level) Physics (A Level)
English Language & Literature (A Level) Product Design (A Level)
Fine Art (A Level) Psychology (A Level)
Food Science & Nutrition (Level 3) Sports & Exercise (Level 3)


West Derby School
364 West Derby Road
Liverpool L13 7HQ
Headteacher : Sian Graham Contact Member of Staff : Lorraine Rigby
Chair of Governors : Karen Callant SENCO : Helen Howe



How do you find us?

Travelling By Car: Visitor parking is off Bankfield Road
Travelling By Train: Broad Green/Wavertree Technology Park.
By Bus: From Liverpool city centre – Numbers 15, 13 and 12 routes

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