Tuesday 02 March 2021

Curriculum Guide

Thornhill School is justly proud of its individualised and personalised curriculum enabling all pupils to achieve.


In years 7 and 8 all pupils broadly follow the National Curriculum studying the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematis
  • Science
  • ICT
  • Art
  • Design and Technology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religeous Education


In years 9, 10 and 11 puils follow a range of differentiated pathways. These pathways involve fully academic and vocational courses. All pupils, however, study the following subjects: 

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science
    • Triple Science
    • Double Science
    • Single Science
  • Business and Communication Studies
  • History or Geography
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Development Learning and Religeous Education

Pupils then select from a wide choice of GCSE's and BTEC's qualifications.

A particularly strong contribution to this progress is made by the outstanding, well planned curriculum designed to meet pupils’ individual interests and aptitudes.