Junior Curriculum

‘I really enjoy Maths because the teachers help us understand everything and make Maths fun. I really liked the money project!’ Kay, III Form (Year 6)

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Subjects taught

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Debating
  • Computing
  • Religious Education
  • French
  • Latin (Years 5 and 6)
  • Mandarin (Years 4, 5 and 6)
  • Italian (Year 4)
  • Spanish (Year 5)
  • German (Year 6)
  • Design and Technology
  • Music
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Physical Education
  • Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE)

Academic standards are high, and a love of learning is evident throughout the School. The curriculum includes a well-balanced range of subjects. Core subjects sit happily alongside the humanities, Art, Music, Drama and PE.

‘I really like learning about microbes because it is cool to see how the world works.’ Queen’s Gate Pupil

The sciences are taught by specialist teachers in our well-equipped laboratories and ICT is incorporated into lessons using the most up-to-date computer technology. French is taught throughout the School; Latin is introduced in Year 5, and Italian, Spanish, Mandarin and German are offered in Years 4–6. Teaching is differentiated to ensure the progress of pupils at different levels of ability; challenge and enrichment opportunities are offered to all pupils, but are targeted at those who benefit most from intellectual adventure beyond the curriculum.

‘Art and Computing are so much fun. I just adore creating my own games and painting vases and flowers.’ Isabella. IIA (Year 5)