Curriculum, Subjects Overview and Preferences

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

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, Deputy Headteacher on 01983 409184.

Phase 2 (Key Stage 3)

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Phase 3 (Key Stage 4)

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Art

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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Careers

Welcome to the Careers department Homework Homework coming soon Curriculum Curriculum coming soon Staff

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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 Ms  Garey Mr A Muzhona   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. We want our students to understand and play an active role in the digital...

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Drama

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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English

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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Geography

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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History

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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Languages

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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Maths

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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Media

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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Music

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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PSHE

Welcome to the PSHE department   The personal and social development of our students is very important to us at The Bay CE School. We challenge every student to strive for the highest standards, not only academically, but also in their personal and social development. In our Personal, Social, Health Education lesson, our students are...

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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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Science

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

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Technology

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

Please see below the guides that are issued to Year 11 students. Click here to read the Year 11 Revision Guide given out in February 2020. Click here to read the Year 11 Raising Achievement Guide Booklet from November 2019.    

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Extra-Curricular Clubs

We recognise that each student is a unique individual and we provide an extensive range of opportunities for all to broaden their experience and develop their interests, skills and talents. Click here to view the list of extra-curricular activities for Spring Term 2020 Click here to view the list of Sports Clubs for Spring Term...

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Preferences Booklets

Year 8 Preferences Booklet (for GCSES 2019-22) Download   Year 9 Preferences Booklet (for GCSES 2019-21)   Download

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