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The Curriculum / Overdale (Years 7 & 8)

Years 7 & 8 Curriculum

The aim of the first two years in Seniors is to provide a broad academic foundation and to start preparing students for the subjects that they will go on to study at GCSE/IGCSE and in the Sixth Form.

Subjects studied

Art History Physical Education & Games
Design & Technology Information Technology & Coding Religious Education
English Latin Science
French Mathematics Spanish
Geography Music Beyond the Curriculum


Beyond the Curriculum

We consider it an important responsibility and a privilege to equip our students with a strong foundation of life skills that they will build upon as they progress through Seniors.

Considerable emphasis and staff time are therefore placed in our ‘Beyond the Curriculum’ programme that runs during Years 7 and 8 with a wide range of topics covered including:

  • Public Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • First Impressions
  • Etiquette
  • Charity
  • The Environment
  • Cookery

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