Curriculum

Tendring Technology College & Sixth Form Curriculum

KS3 Curriculum

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 follow a curriculum of 25 x 1 hour lessons a week.

In Year 7 this includes:

  • 3 lessons a week in Maths and Science
  • 4 lessons a week in English
  • 5 lessons a fortnight of Technology
  • 1 lesson a fortnight of PSHE
  • 1 lesson a week of RE
  • 3 lessons a fortnight of Geography and History
  • 2 lessons of PE
  • 2 lessons of Modern Foreign Languages
  • 1 lesson a week of Art, ICT, Drama and Music

Students in Year 8 have:

  • 3 lessons a week in Science
  • 4 lessons a week in Maths & English
  • 1 lesson a fortnight of PSHE and ICT
  • 1 lesson a week of RE
  • 3 lessons a fortnight of Geography and History
  • 2 lessons of PE & 2 lessons of Technology
  • 2 lessons of Modern Foreign Languages
  • 1 lesson a week of Art, Drama and Music

Students in Year 9 have:

  • 3 lessons a week in English and Science and 4 lessons a week in Maths
  • 2 lessons of MFL
  • 1 lesson a fortnight of PSHE
  • 5 lessons a fortnight of Technology
  • 1 lesson a week of RE
  • 3 lessons a fortnight of Geography and History
  • 2 lessons of PE
  • 1 lesson a week of Art, Drama, ICT and Music

KS4 Curriculum

In Years 10 and 11 Students have a core curriculum of:

  • 4 hours a week of English
  • 4 hours of Maths
  • 5 hours a week Science
  • 1 hour a week of Core PE
  • 1 hours a week of ICT

Students then have 4 choices from the below Options, with each options subject getting 5 lessons of curriculum time every fortnight.

The subjects they can choose from are as follows:

  • BTEC Business Studies
  • BTEC ICT
  • BTEC Hospitality & Catering
  • BTEC Media Studies
  • BTEC Workskills
  • GCSE Art & Design
  • GCSE Computing
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE French
  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE German
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Music
  • GCSE PE
  • GCSE Philosophy and Ethics
  • GCSE Photography
  • GCSE Product Design
  • GCSE Science (Triple option)
  • GCSE Textiles
  • OCR Health & Social Care
  • OCR Sport & Exercise
  • WJEC Vocational Award - Engineering
  • ECDL ICT

KS5 Curriculum

Each level 3 course at TTC gets 4 hours curriculum time a week. Each enrichment subject gets 2 hours a week, Resit GCSE Maths & English gets 3 hours a week and each student gets a 1 hour tutorial lesson per week

Please click here to see the full range of subjects offered.


If you would like any further information about our curriculum, please contact the relevant Director of Learning. Click here for their contact details.