Curriculum, Subjects Overview and Preferences

Click here to read ‘The Bay Way: Curriculum Statement (Secondary)

Click here to view the Curriculum Overview subjects years 7 – 11

Click here to view the Curriculum Model for 2022-2023

Click here to view a list of courses taught at Phase 3 (Years 10 and 11)

Click here to read information about Setting for 2021-22

Click on the links below to find out more information about our curriculum

If you would like any further information about the Curriculum offered at The Bay CE School (Secondary) you can contact Mrs Emma Bowden, Headteacher on 01983 409184.

Phase 2 (Key Stage 3)

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Phase 3 (Key Stage 4)

Click here to view the list of courses taught at Phase 3 (Years 10 and 11)

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Welcome to the Art department Studying Art at any level should be a time of creative enlightenment, a time for students to really discover their potential, but also how to express their own interpretation of the world around them.   Teachers Mrs S Cox - Head of Art Mr P Watkins - Teacher of Art...

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Welcome to the Careers department   Click here to view the Careers programme information Useful links Career Coach - Hampshire & Isle of wight Career Companion

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Child Development

Welcome to the Child Development department   Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Award in Children’s Play, Learning and Development  In Year 9, students can choose to study a BTEC course of Child Development.  Over the duration of the course, students not only develop excellent knowledge and understanding of how children develop and what adults can...

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Computer Science

Welcome to the Computer Science department Teachers Mr A Muzhona, Mr King, Mr Lockey, Mrs Bowden, Dr King, Ms Tutton, Miss Walker, Mrs Summers, Mr Navarro   Welcome to Computing!  With our children surrounded by the ever changing and fast paced world of technology, this subject is playing a more important role than ever before....

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Welcome to the Drama department   Phase 3 - Year 10 In year 10 we begin the year further developing students' knowledge of Component 1; the written exam. We spend time revising over Section A (multiple choice) and Section B (Blood Brothers); further developing the correct writing technique. As well as this, students take part...

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Welcome to the English department In the English Department at The Bay CE School, we aim to make each student’s experience a diverse, interesting and highly enjoyable one. English is vital as our tool of communication, making it crucial that each student is able to read, write and speak with fluency and competence. We also...

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Welcome to the Geography department Why would people want to live near a volcano? Why do some people choose to live in different countries? What will happen to our planet if temperatures continue to rise? Geography is a focus within the curriculum for understanding and resolving issues about the environment and sustainable development. It is...

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Heath and Social Care

Welcome to the Heath and Social Care department   Edexcel - Pearson BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 Tech Award in Health & Social Care 603/0395/5   Teachers Mrs M Shannon - Course Leader   Year 10 (Phase 3) Health and Social Care Click here to view an overview of the topics students will study...

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Welcome to the History department   In History we ask questions, explore sources and evidence and arrive at an interpretation. We then use our best writing skills to sharpen our answers. This will lead to even more questions and a new enquiry gets underway… The History department believes that the knowledge and understanding of historical...

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Extra-Curricular Clubs

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Welcome to the Languages department The MFL department comprises three subject specialists including one native Spanish speaker. We offer both French and Spanish to GCSE.  Teachers Madam Balch - Head of Languages  Senior Shane - Teacher of Spanish Senior Navarro - Teacher of Spanish  Phase 2 (Years 7, 8 and 9) Our Phase 2 Scheme...

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Welcome to the Maths department The Maths department seeks to achieve high standards in the teaching and learning of mathematics, bringing the best out of all our students, irrespective of their ability and giving them the confidence to use the mathematical skills that they have acquired. Our curriculum links maths to real life, encouraging students...

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Preferences Information

Preferences Information - Year 9 We are at a really important phase in your child’s education. Over the next few weeks together, we will be making crucial decisions that may lead into specific career pathways. It is the beginning of your child’s plan for the future. We, at The Bay, are totally committed to their...

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Welcome to the Media department What is media? Digital technology is transforming the way we make, distribute and consume media products. This course focuses on the study of this in addition to practical development of skills in creating media products from the ‘Audio and Moving Image’ sector, as well as the ‘publishing’ sector.  K’s creative...

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Welcome to the Music department Year 7 – Phase 2 In year 7 students are introduced to music notation and begin to develop their understanding of various established notation systems and symbols, they learn note positions in relation to both treble and bass clef. The understanding of notation is further developed through performance application on...

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Performing Arts

Welcome to the Performing Arts department Phase 2:  The Phase 2 in Performing Arts curriculum focuses on four strands: exploring the Performing Arts; styles and practitioners; creating original performance work; and performance skills and techniques. Through the three years of study, our students create a range of performance work developing a breadth of subject knowledge...

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Physical Education

Welcome to the Physical Education department As a Physical Education Department, our role is to contribute to the overall education of young people by helping them lead full, valuable, safe and healthy lives. Our aim is to develop all students physically, morally and socially through physical activity and sport and provide future pathways for participation...

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Welcome to the PSHE / RSE department   PSHE Personal, Social and Health Education / RSE - Relationships and Sex Education                                                                     

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Religious Education

Welcome to the Religious Education department   Teachers Ms B Feltham - Head of Humanities Mr J Navarro Mr I Vickers Mr M Whittington   Religious Education at The Bay CE School is not just about learning about religions. This subject is all about learning about yourself, giving you the opportunity to explore your own...

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Welcome to the Science department Teachers Dr C King - Head of Science Mr L Lockey - Deputy Head of Science Ms S Jones - Science Teacher Mr A Lyon - Science Teacher Mrs C Manning - Science Teacher Mr A Muzhona - Science Teacher Mr M Staniforth - Science Teacher   The Science curriculum...

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Welcome to the Technology department Design and Technology and Food and Nutrition Year 7 (Phase 2) Design and Technology and Food and Nutrition Students in Year 7 rotate around the four disciplines of Resistant Materials, Textiles, Graphics and Food and Nutrition.  Students focus on Health and Safety, developing contextual challenges and detailed design specifications, using...

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Support for GCSE


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