Curriculum


Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 & 9)

DSC_5967Students study:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology (Food, Graphics & Resistant Materials)
  • French or Spanish
  • Humanities (History, Geography, RE & PSE)
  • The Arts (Art, Drama, Music & Dance)
  • Physical Education
  • Computer Science

Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11)

Students study:

  • English Language and English Literature
  • Double award in Science
    (some students will have the choice to study Triple Science, three separate Sciences of Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • 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
  • Computer Science
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • Geography
  • Graphics
  • History
  • Resistant Materials
  • Music
  • Sociology

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.

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 we are experiencing the introduction of new GCSEs (with most subjects starting by September 2016), these GCSEs will be graded numerically as opposed to the old alphabetic system. The conversion of letter to number grades can be seen here.

Please visit the DFE School Performance Tables to see our most recent published results.


If you would like any further information on our curriculum please contact info@rokeby.newham.sch.uk

 

 

Key Stage 5 Transition

The link below will provide you with information on courses available at institutions within Newham. Please read this through with your son so that you are in the best position to support them in their choices.

Useful Websites

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.

For information and guidance about keeping your son safe while using the internet please click on the link below to see the NSPCC’s guidance.

For general information:

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