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Click on the link to discover more about the topics your child will study during Years 7 and 8.

We are committed to improving the quality of education and life in Ely to ensure the young adults who leave our care are prepared for the next stage of their education and are ready and confident to move forward as responsible and employable citizens.

The Ely Curriculum delivers:

  • High quality teaching and support through our House/Curriculum team structures;
  • A dynamic curriculum that provides academic and vocational courses to meet the needs of every student; in addition to a variety of different learning opportunities and experiences.
  • Personal support for every student by their tutor;
  • Effective monitoring of student performance against challenging individual targets;
  • Robust support systems and flexible and effective intervention programmes.

Year 7 and 8 Homework expectations

At the start of the academic year the only subjects that were to set homework were English, Maths and MFL. This was done to allow students some transition between over a term of lockdown back into the routine of school life. We were going to change that in January before the second lockdown. We are now reintroducing the standard homework expectations for subjects and this will start from Tuesday 4th May. These are:

English, Maths and Science

1 task per week of maximum 1 hour

Geography, History and MFL

1 task per fortnight of maximum 1 hour

Art, Drama, ICT, RE and Technology

Minimum of 1 task per half term for a maximum of 1 hour.

More can be set, as required, but no more frequently than 1 task per fortnight

Music, PE, PSHE

No formal homework but we encourage you to take part in Session 6 or extracurricular activities where possible