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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 Geography Music
Design & Technology History Physical Education & Games
Drama Information Technology & Coding Religious Education
English Latin Science
French Mathematics Spanish


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’ with a wide range of topics covered including:

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

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