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Lower School curriculum (Years 7 and 8)

"Pupils in the Lower School follow a broad curriculum to develop familiarity with a wide range of skills and subjects. These include linguisitic, mathematical, scientific, technological, human and social, physical, aesthetic and creative aspects of education."

Dr Laura Pugsley Head of Lower School

Lower School curriculum (Years 7 and 8)

A robust curriculum

Lower School is taught 60 lessons over a 10 day fortnight. To ensure continuous high standards of education, all pupils are taught by the same staff as in the rest of Haileybury.

Broad range of subjects

The list below shows how many lessons are taught in each subject during the fortnightly period.

  • Science* (in which Biology, Chemistry and Physics are studied) - 8
  • Mathematics* - 7
  • English and French* - 5
  • Latin and Spanish* - 4
  • Art and Design, Design Technology, History and Geography - 3
  • Physical Education, Religious Studies, Drama, and Music - 2
  • ICT - 2
  • Personal, Health and Social Education - 1

(*Pupils are setted by ability in Science, Mathematics, MFL and Latin)

Games and activities

In line with the rest of Haileybury, Lower School also has Games on a Wednesday afternoon.

Pupils can also take part in a broad range of co-curricular activities as part of their physical and intellectual development.

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