Subjects

 

 

Art

Art

Curriculum Intent To become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other Art, Craft and Design techniques. To encourage students to produce creative work which explores, records and reflects on ideas and experiences in their own and others’ lives. To know about a range of artists,

Business Studies

Business Studies

Curriculum Intent A high-quality Business Studies course allows students the opportunity to explore real business issues and how businesses work. Students apply their knowledge and understanding to different business contexts ranging from small enterprises to large multinationals and businesses

Computer Science

Computer Science

Curriculum Intent Our intent is to develop students who understand how to become pioneers of the future using the principles of information, computation and how digital systems work. We equip students with understanding of how to use computational thinking and creativity. We develop practical

Dance

Dance

Curriculum Intent The BTEC Tech Award is an introduction to vocational learning. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to build skills that show an aptitude for further learning, both in the sector and more widely. The focus is on building skills to show aptitude and improving

Design and Technology

Design and Technology

Curriculum Intent Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a

English

English

Curriculum Intent The intention of the three-year KS3 programme of study, will aim to build on the work completed at KS2 and aim to foster a love of learning through the exploration of engaging topics. Fluency in English will ensure students can access the full curriculum on offer. A high-quality

Food Technology

Food Technology

Curriculum Intent Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a

Geography

Geography

Curriculum Intent “You are never too small to make a difference.” - Greta Thunberg For pupils, Geography at Maricourt is their gateway to the rest of the world. It is our intention to ensure that the Geography curriculum inspires pupils to be curious and have a fascination about the world and

Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

Curriculum Intent A high-quality Health and Social Care course provides transferable knowledge and skills that prepare learners for progression to further education or employment training. This involves developing transferable skills that includes: the ability to learn independently, the ability to

History

History

Curriculum Intent “The best prophet of the future is the past.” Lord Byron The intent of our History Curriculum is to develop and inspire a love of learning about the subject through engaging lessons and interesting content. Students who are passionate towards History are able to understand the

ICT

ICT

Curriculum Intent Our intent is to develop students who understand how to become pioneers of the future using the principles of information, computation and how digital systems work. We equip students with understanding of how to use computational thinking and creativity. We develop practical

Maths

Maths

Curriculum Intent In the delivery of the National Curriculum for Mathematics at Key Stage 3, the GCSE and GCE syllabi at Key Stages 4 and 5, the department aims to develop in our pupils: A positive attitude towards mathematics and an awareness of its fascination. An understanding of mathematics

Music

Music

Curriculum Intent Music is everywhere around us and is a daily part of many people’s lives. KS3 music aims for pupils to be able to listen and appraise, compose and perform music from a variety of genres, time periods and styles. Pupils will be able to interpret music when performing and will be

PE

PE

Curriculum Intent We want every pupil to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead a healthy active lifestyle and participate in lifelong physical activity. Physical Education at Maricourt Catholic High School is highly valued with a focus on learning the skills that will encourage lifelong

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Curriculum Intent The BTEC Tech Award is an introduction to vocational learning. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to build skills that show an aptitude for further learning, both in the sector and more widely. The focus is on building skills to show aptitude and improving

PHSE

PHSE

Curriculum Journey Studying PHSE

Religious Education

Religious Education

Curriculum Intent It is our intent for the Religious Education element of our school curriculum to engage, inspire, challenge and encourage pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to answer challenging questions. Religious Education contributes significantly to the Catholic character

Science

Science

Curriculum Intent Through our intended curriculum we strive to create independent, scientifically literate individuals with a thirst for knowledge who are able to communicate effectively and work co-operatively to become lifelong learners and function in a global environment. Through the specific

Spanish

Spanish

Curriculum Intent At Maricourt we're passionate about the benefits that learning a language can bring.We strongly believe in languages as a skill for life and something pupils should enjoy and find rewarding. We enjoy expanding students' cultural knowledge whilst developing their language

Textiles

Textiles

Curriculum Intent Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a