|Subjects||Year 7||Year 8||Year 9|
|English||3 hours||4 hours||4 hours|
|Mathematics||4 hours||3 hours||4 hours|
|Science||3 hours||3 hours||3 hours|
|History||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours|
|Geography||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours|
|RE||1 hour||1 hour||1 hour|
|French||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours|
|Physical Education||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours|
|Computing , Design and Technology||3 hours||4 hours||3 hours|
|Art||1 hour||1 hour||1 hour*|
|Drama||–||1 hour||1 hour*|
|Music||1 hour||1 hour||1 hour*|
*Pupils will choose two out of the three subjects (Art, Drama and Music) to study in year 9.
Key Stage 4 – All students study:
|English Language||GCSE (2 certificates)|
|Science||GCSE (2 or 3 certificates)|
|Mathematics||GCSE (1 certificate)|
These subjects take up approximately 3/5 of the periods in the week. The remainder are given over to the options subjects.
At Philips High School most pupils will continue to learn French at key stage 4 as a GCSE option
Full details of these can be found in the Options booklet.
If you would like to find out more information about the curriculum, please feel free to contact the school on 0161 351 2200.