KS3 provides the foundation of knowledge for success at KS4. The aim of KS3 bridge any gaps in knowledge from KS2 into KS3 and to both strengthen and deepen students’ knowledge in specialist subject areas. Students are provided with opportunities to develop their research and analytical skills and to express and articulate their opinions coherently and confidently.
There are twenty five periods per week and each lesson will last for 60 minutes.
In Year 7 pupils will study:
Home learning is an important part of the work pupils complete at The Sweyne Park School. It is essential for academic success. Specifically, home learning:
In order to assist pupils in managing their time and workload, we use “Show My Homework” for the recording of tasks. This is an online system which can be accessed from the website’s main menu. Pupils and parents/carers are issued with individual log in details. This provides pupils with their own personalised timetable which details all tasks set and how long should be spent on each task. Each task also has a countdown to the deadline to assist pupils in prioritising their work.
Parents and carers are able to view the homework tasks set for their child and are encouraged to engage in supporting this vital aspect of school life.