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There are significant curriculum changes planned for all schools in Wales by 2022.

More information will be added to this section as time progresses.

In the meantime please click here for more information from the Welsh Government. 

 

Key Stage 3

In Years 7, 8 and 9, the following subjects are studied:

  • English (known as Literacy in Years 7 and 8)
  • Mathematics (known as Numeracy in Years 7 and 8)
  • Science (separated out into Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Welsh
  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Technology (including Food Technology, Product Design and Textiles)
  • Drama
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information and Communication Technology (known as Digital Competence in Years 7 and 8)
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Personal & Social Education (PSE)
  • Religious Education
  • Spanish.

 

Key Stage 4

In Years 10 and 11, the following subjects are studied:

  • English and English Literature
  • Mathematics and Mathematics Numeracy
  • Science (separated out into Biology, Chemistry and Physics - minimum as a double award)
  • Welsh
  • Skills Certificate Challenge (part of overall Welsh Baccalaureate qualification)
  • Personal & Social Education (PSE).

In addition to the above, students choose three more subjects. Please refer to the latest

Key Stage 4 option booklet here.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

June 24: Year 11 Prom

June 28: Non-uniform day

July 8-10: School Show - Oliver!

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School Production 2019

Islwyn High School Presents

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