Head of School - Anouska Gardner
Head of School - Anouska Gardner

BARLBY HIGH SCHOOL IS PART OF

Our Curriculum

Curriculum Intent

At Barlby High School our vision is that every child should flourish and develop a real love of learning. We want the very best for all our students and have high expectations for all. This is born from the belief that every child is full of potential and has a unique role to play in society. We wish for all students to reach and exceed their full academic potential at Barlby High School and progress successfully into further and higher education, training and employment and develop a lifelong love of learning. To flourish and thrive in their personal development and to make a positive contribution as active citizens to the local, national and global community 

Barlby Curriculum Model

This academic year we have moved to a new curriculum model which can be found hereFrom September 2022, our current year 7 and 8 students will follow a three year KS3 and a two year KS4. 

The broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum at Barlby High School is split into two key stages. Key Stage 3 currently runs for Years 7 to 9, and Key Stage 4 runs from Year 10 to Year 11 Students. 

Key Stage 3: Years 7-9

Students follow the programme of study of the National Curriculum and take the full range of subjects;

English
Mathematics
Science
Religious and World views
PSHRE
Art
Design Technology
Food and Nutrition
Computer Science
Modern Languages (French)
Geography
History
Drama
Music
Physical Education

Key Stage 4: Years 10-11

All students study English (Language and Literature), Mathematics, Science, Religious Studies and PSHRE.

Optional subjects include;

GCSE Art
BTEC Engineering
GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition
GCSE Computer Science
GCSE French
GCSE Geography
GCSE History
GCSE Drama
GCSE Music
BTEC Sports Studies
BTEC Health and Social Care

Across Y7-Y9, through PSHE lessons and wider career enrichment opportunities, parents/carers and students are informed about the choices available at KS4 and how this links to further and higher education, training and employment opportunities. This is supported by our external careers adviser Janis Wilson. Please click here for further information regarding careers advice and guidance and key contacts, should you require further information. 

If you have any queries relating to curriculum, please contact Karly Wallace, Deputy Principal: Curriculum and Achievement T: 01757 706161.

ART
COMPUTING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Barlby High School, Selby York. Part of the Hope Sentamu Learning Trust.
DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND FOOD
DRAMA
ENGLISH
FRENCH
GEOGRAPHY
HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
HISTORY
MATHS
MUSIC
PE / SPORT
PSHE

Guide coming soon

RELIGIOUS STUDIES
SCIENCE
BTEC Qualifications

Find out more about BTEC qualifications: BTEC Works – Pearson Guide for Students and Parents

Twitter

It was an absolute privilege and delight to watch our Year 10 GCSE Drama students perform Blood Brothers last week. They were brilliant and are a credit to the school. Well done everyone. pic.twitter.com/Ec9D…