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You should expect to receive a response to your query within 24 hours and full resolution (where possible) within 5 working days.

Teaching & Learning at Pakefield

Curriculum Core and Options

Key Stage 3 

Years 7, 8 and 9 follow a broad and balanced curriculum based on the National Curriculum. Further detail of the KS3 curriculum can be found in the subject links below. 

Subject Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Teaching periods per fortnight
English 8 8 8
Maths 8 8 8
Science 8 8 8
Technology 1 1 1
Food 1 1 1
French 3 3 3
History 3 3 3
Geography 3 3 3
Art 2 2 2
Music 2 2 2
Computer Science 1 1 1
PE 4 4 4
Drama 2 2 2
Life (RSHE / PSHE) 1 1 1
RE 2 2 2
Media 1 1 1

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Key Stage 4 

Years 10 and 11 students will follow a curriculum based on a compulsory core of subjects and then choose from a wide range of options. 

Core Subjects Optional Subjects Year 10 & Year 11
Teaching periods per fortnight
English 9
Life (non-examined) 1
Maths 9
PE (non-examined) 2
Science 9
Triple Science 5
Art 5
Computer Science 5
Design Technology 5
Food & Nutrition 5
French 5
Geography 5
History 5
Media 5
Music 5
Performing Arts 5
RE 5
Spanish 5
Sport Studies 5


Below you will find links to the curriculum intent and structure for each subject. 

These offer a useful overview of  each subject together with the topics covered and how they are sequenced for each year group.








Computer Science


Food Technology

Design and Technology

KS4 PE Option

Performing Arts




Core PE


For more information about our curriculum please contact Mr D Bagshaw at dbb@pakefield.org.uk 

You can read our school's curriculum policy here. 

Pakefiled High School

Pakefield High School

Our mission is to ensure that every student has interesting and varied learning experiences and makes the best possible progress in developing their skills, knowledge and understanding. We seek to instil in our students a love of life-long learning, a strong sense of community service and a good understanding of society that will help them prepare for higher education and the world of work. We support our students to develop as well-rounded, mature and confident young adults ready to take up their place in society.

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The Clarion Corvus Trust is a multi-academy and primary school Trust in the East of England. We aspire to excellence in all aspects of our practice. Mutual support, collaboration and challenge are key to our success. Raising standards for teaching and learning is at the core of all we do; providing students, pupils and staff with the opportunity to thrive, flourish and excel. This is a common vision for all our academies, no matter what their setting, context or circumstances.

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