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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Curriculum and Subjects

For detailed information about individual subjects please explore the menu to the left (below on mobile phone)

Years 7, 8 and 9 (Key Stage 3)

All pupils study a common curriculum which follows the National Curriculum. Subjects are designated either Core or Foundation.


  • RE;
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Science.


  • Art, Music, Drama;
  • French, Spanish;
  • PE;
  • Geography, History;
  • Design Technology, Food Technology.
  • ICT;
  • Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)

Curriculum Map

Click the link for the Key Stage 3 Curriculum Map:

Curriculum Map 2017-2018 

Years 10 and 11  (Key Stage 4)

All pupils begin two-year examination courses in the following Core subjects:

  • RE;
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Science.

Pupils also follow courses in PE and PSHE which includes careers guidance.

In addition, pupils follow three subjects chosen from a structured set of options. These include:

  • History, Geography;
  • French, Spanish;
  • Business Studies;
  • Design Technology, Food Technology;
  • Art, Drama, Music;
  • Physical Education (Examination)
  • Information Technology
  • Film Studies

Further queries about the curriculum the school is following can be directed to the Head of Department for the subject concerned (see Staff List) or to Ms R Baker (Director of Curriculum).

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