At New Rush Hall School (NRHS) our curriculum intends to empower pupils by providing them with the resilience required to overcome challenges along with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to thrive in the modern workplace and be valued members of society.

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Key Stages 1 & 2
At Key Stages 1 & 2 (Years 1 to 6) pupils study the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Religious Education, Art, Design Technology, PSHE, Horticulture, Spanish and P.E.

All Primary pupils also have access to swimming, horse-riding and social and emotional development sessions (PHSE).

Key Stage 3
At Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9), pupils study the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, Spanish, History, Geography, Food Technology, Art, P.E., Performing Arts and PSHE.

In the Spring term, Year 9 pupils have the opportunity to select two GCSE option subjects which they will begin in the summer term of year 9. Option subjects are reviewed on a yearly basis depending on pupil needs and interests but have been known to include Art, History, Food Technology, Business Studies, Leisure and Tourism and Construction.

Key Stage 4
At Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11), all pupils study the core curriculum of English, Mathematics, Science (double GCSE), P.E. and PSHE. Pupils then continue with the two choices they made for Year 9 as their option subjects.

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) is an important part of our curriculum. It is delivered through the PSHE programme across the school.

Many extra-curricular clubs and activities are available for our pupils to participate in including:

  • Sports clubs.
  • Lunchtime sessions
  • Horse-riding.
  • Singing and music technology.

Years 1 / 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11