Curriculum

Curriculum

Christ’s Hospital prides itself on delivering a vibrant curriculum that has both challenge and opportunity at its heart. The CH curriculum is made up of three interwoven parts: a stimulating academic curriculum which covers everything inside the classroom; an extensive broader curriculum which encapsulates everything outside the classroom; and a pastoral curriculum which has deep roots in the boarding house system complemented by a dynamic learning for life programme which teaches personal development. All three complement and support the progress of our students at every stage.

Academic curriculum

In Year 7 and 8 the focus in on a diverse academic curriculum offering the students an abundance and breadth of experiences. In Year 8 the students are challenged to deliberate, rationalise and debate the world around them. In Year 9, in addition to exploring the core subjects, students select a further five optional subjects. In Year 10 to allow for greater depth and exploration, this is slimmed down to four optional subjects alongside the core subjects in readiness for GCSEs.

Sixth form curriculum

The experience of sixth form at Christ’s Hospital is challenging, broadening, and supportive. It is also hugely rewarding and provides an array of exciting challenges and experiences that not only prepares students for the rigours of A levels, but equips our students with key life skills, helping them to flourish regardless of career choice.

Broader curriculum

The challenge curriculum approach adopted by Christ’s Hospital means that the students’ curriculum includes academic, pastoral and broader elements.

We want our students’ experiences in the broader curriculum to be varied, rewarding and about discovering and developing new and lifelong interests and talents.

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