Curriculum >> Options
The 2014/15 timetable is composed of a potential 40
lessons each week (8 per day); every lesson being 45 minutes long. There are
two, thirty minute breaks in the day.
Key Stage 4
Students follow a standardised curriculum at Key Stage
3. At the end of Year 9 they are required to select subjects that they wish to
study further at I/GCSE Level.
Following input by departments and a meeting with
the Assistant Headteacher for students and parents, students will be required to
submit their selections via an official form.
In Key Stage 4, students at MIS study two compulsory
subjects; English and Mathematics, and at least one Science subject. They then
choose a further 4 subjects.
Key Stage 5
MIS we aim to personalise the KS5 timetable for every student in line with
academic ability. At Key Stage 5 subjects studied will be selected by the
students based on personal choice and aptitude indicated by results at GCSE for
students in Year 12 and, AS for students in Year 13. We also offer a GCSE
enhancement program for those students who require more subject passes to
progress to AS Level studies.
The 2014/15 timetable gives each
option six 45 minute lessons per week with twelve lessons over two weeks. The
amount of subjects allowed for a student is dependent upon their success at
Course details are issued each year in the
spring term for courses that will start in the following September.