Key Stage 3 (years 7, 8 & 9)
- Technology (Food, Graphics & Resistant Materials)
- French or Spanish
- Humanities (History, Geography, RE & PSE)
- The Arts (Art, Drama, Music & Dance)
- Physical Education
- Information and Communications Technology
Key Stage 4 (years 10 & 11)
- English Language (some students will also study English Literature)
- Double award in Science
(some students will have the choice to study the three separate Sciences of Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
- French, Spanish or Russian
- Religious Education
- Physical Education (students will study one of three pathways: GCSE PE; BTec PE or Leadership PE)
Students also choose 3 options from a range of subjects including:
- Art (BTec)
- Computer Science
- Food Technology
- Resistant Materials
- Music (BTec)
Any student who is literate in a community language is encouraged to take a GCSE in that language. For example, students have achieved A* grades in German and Polish in years 8 and 9.
At Rokeby every student is given the opportunity to engage in philosophy for children (P4C) as part of our outstanding curriculum. During each enquiry our boys develop the four 'C' skills - creative, collaborative, critical and caring.
Please visit the DFE School Performance Tables to see our most recent published results.
In light of recent governmental changes to the National Curriculum Rokeby is currently developing it's response to the removal of levels at Key Stage 3.
At Key Stage 4 the next three years will see the introduction of new GCSEs (with English Language, Literature and mathematics starting in September 2015), these GCSE will also be graded numerically as opposed to the old alphabetic system. The conversion of letter to number grades can be seen here.
Supporting Your Child
Below you will find documentation and links to websites which will help you to support your son to achieve.
The curriculum maps below are intended to support parents and carers in understanding, in more detail, the topics that their sons will be studying throughout the academic year. We hope that this information will give parents and carers the opportunity to discuss learning with their son which will reinforce continued, outstanding learning and progress.
The website links below are intended to support and give parents and carers access to some of the revision and learning materials that their son has access to through the internet. We hope that this information will give parents and carers the opportunity to discuss learning with their son and also allow their son to show them how they revise and learn which will reinforce continued, outstanding learning and progress.