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25/05/20

Are you an inspiring Teaching Assistant looking for your next challenge? Come and join our growing SEND and Inclusion Team . Find out more about this exciting opportunity and apply online: https://t.co/0AWVGuWFLv

23/05/20

Eid Mubarak to our community celebrating this weekend 🎉 We wish you peace, happiness and prosperity to all https://t.co/wWZuJFQs6G

22/05/20

We would like to share with you these wonderful new scoreboards which are now displayed in our hall! The scores have been updated today...congratulations to Hawking Faculty once again for leading the way with positive points! Have a restful half term everyone! https://t.co/sKJzH9IAJn

22/05/20

We have some exciting opportunities to join our team 🔶 Teacher of English (maternity cover) 🔶 Teaching Assistant 🔶 Cover Supervisor For more information about these roles and to apply online, visit https://t.co/1Z85MK1Mo6

22/05/20

At Home Science Club! Can you make a slice of lemon rise in a glass? Have an adult help you with this one. Can you explain why the lemon rises? Here is a YouTube video to help: https://t.co/s7hsGQUZXo As always, send your clips/photo to media.org https://t.co/dZQk2ouNVV

21/05/20

Retweeted From Heads Together

📺COMING SOON to - 'Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health’ – a brand new documentary following our campaign with and the . On BBC One and from 20:05 on Thursday 28th May. | | Sporting Chance https://t.co/rEETfLrwKl

21/05/20

We are blown away with this amazing anime artwork that Year 8 student Kaylum has been producing at school. Absolutely fantastic! https://t.co/fM91CQG2UI

21/05/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

It's cool to be kind 😊💖 In support of the theme for , we're sharing 14 ways you can show kindness online this . Be positive, be caring, be kind. >> https://t.co/QLwwJMHlEH https://t.co/baFtVBICOF

20/05/20

Year 8 student Chloe took part in Ms Baker's Science challenge this week, using the concept of density to create a rainbow in a glass! Great results, well done! https://t.co/PISVPRZotf

20/05/20

Today is National Thank a Teacher Day! Why not share your message of thanks with a video message or a picture https://t.co/s4bnarFNHE https://t.co/j7qK8ViHk4

20/05/20

Retweeted From Raspberry Pi

Hey parents! This week we're keeping your kids occupied with free code-along videos for them to make entertaining projects 🎨🕹️🗺️ 👉 https://t.co/REn1LzIEXx And on Wednesday at 2pm UK time, we're streaming another LIVE code-along session! https://t.co/8I31rVu0oO

19/05/20

How has your teacher helped you in these difficult times – let us know with a special thank you message that we can share on May 20th - National Thank A Teacher Day? https://t.co/wlp1xRN4Gx https://t.co/vjhQ4wXdpi

18/05/20

Mr Morris, Mrs Powell and Ms Saul would like to launch the next cross-faculty challenge for you this afternoon! https://t.co/qGq8XFgvaM

18/05/20

Mr Ali has a challenge for you! https://t.co/m7cQsMu9iM

18/05/20

Have you watched Ms Hunter's assembly this morning? You can view it here: https://t.co/S1PBAnphMi

18/05/20

Linking to this week's faculty challenge, check out these 50 films to see by age 15! https://t.co/xRfJKFoQ0a

17/05/20

Today is World Baking Day! What will you be baking today? Can you share your favourite recipe for our Aureus Lockdown Cookbook and help us to raise money for the Didcot Food Bank. Fill in our Google Form here - https://t.co/SOm3dQskBo https://t.co/ZXsEAjss8Y

15/05/20

At Home Science Club! We hope your Geodes are working well and you had fun with the Science milk art. This week, can you make a diver? As always, send a photo of your creation to media.org https://t.co/cUN8nZrdbD

15/05/20

On May 4th, as an additional task in their PE lesson, students took part in a competition to draw the characters from the Star Wars films. Congratulations to these 3 students for their winning entries! https://t.co/R5NWLK4gxj

Curriculum Overview

Our Key Stage 3 Curriculum is delivered to our students in Year 7 and our Year 8.

All students experience a traditional and challenging curriculum and all learning is underpinned by our values-based, holistic education.

Our subjects

  • English Language and English Literature - taught by subject specialists as separate subjects
  • Maths
  • Biology, Chemistry and Physics – taught by subject specialists as separate subjects
  • Computing
  • Humanities – History, Geography and Ethics & Philosophy are taught separately
  • French - in Year 7, Spanish in Year 8. There will be the opportunity to study two languages for Key Stage 4
  • Drama
  • PE
  • Dance
  • Art
  • Design Technology
  • Music

The formal curriculum is enhanced by our Inner Curriculum which includes:

  • Global Citizenship which integrates PSHE and SMSC
  • Careers Education and Guidance

Our Key Stage 4 Curriculum is designed to support all learners by keeping their curriculum broad and balanced.

Current Year 9 GCSE Options:

Compulsary Subjects Additional Subjects
GCSE English Language GCSE Art and Design
GCSE English Literature GCSE Computing
GCSE Mathematics GCSE Drama
GCSE Biology, Chemistry, Physics OR GCSE Music
GCSE Combined Science GCSE Spanish
Core PE GCSE Ethics
Core RE/Ethics GCSE PE
  GCSE Media
  GCSE Geography
  GCSE History
  VCert Interactive Media
  VCert Health and Fitness

Year 8 Options process launches in January 2020. Click here for more details.

If you would like to find out more about our Curriculum, please contact either the Lead Practitioner or Lead Teacher for the subject, or Mrs Powell Our Staff contact details can be found here.


Please click here to view each subject overview