Subjects - Walthamstow Hall

All Senior School students follow a broad and balanced curriculum, further enriched by a wide extra-curricular programme.  Between Years 7 and 9 girls study a range of 21 subjects.  As they progress to Years 10 and 11 they select their GCSE and IGCSE options from a possible 24 subjects.  In the Sixth Form a total of 26 subjects are offered, mostly at A level, with the option to take Music at Cambridge Pre-U, the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), and Photography at GCSE.

Curriculum Summary Years 7 - 9

Year 7 SubjectsYear 8 SubjectsYear 9 Subjects
ArtArt (including Textiles)Art
BiologyBiologyBiology
ChemistryChemistryChemistry
Classical Civilisation*Classical Civilisation**
Computer ScienceComputer ScienceComputer Science
Design TechnologyDesign Technology*Design Technology**
DramaDramaDrama
EnglishEnglishEnglish
Food Preparation & NutritionFood Preparation & NutritionFood Preparation & Nutrition**
FrenchFrenchFrench
GeographyGeographyGeography
HistoryHistoryHistory
LatinLatin*Latin**
MathematicsMathematicsMathematics
MusicMusicMusic
Physical EducationPhysical EducationPhysical Education
--Physical Education Theory**
PhysicsPhysicsPhysics
Textiles**
SwimmingSwimming-
Theology & PhilosophyTheology & PhilosophyReligious Studies GCSE courses starts
Students opt to study a second language, either German or SpanishGirls continue with their second language, either German or Spanish
*Girls can opt to take one from Design Technology or Food Preparation & Nutrition, and one from Classical Civilisation or Latin**Girls also opt to take Classical Civilisation, Design Technology (Three Dimensional Design), Food Preparation & Nutrition, Latin, PE Theory or Textiles

Curriculum Summary GCSE & IGCSE (2019 - 2020)

Ancient Greek & LatinGCSE
Art & Design: Fine ArtGCSE
Art & Design: TextilesGCSE
Design & Technology: 3D DesignGCSE
BiologyIGCSE
ChemistryIGCSE
Classical CivilisationGCSE
Computer ScienceIGCSE
DramaGCSE
English LanguageIGCSE
English LiteratureIGCSE
Food Preparation and NutritionGCSE
FrenchIGCSE
GermanIGCSE
GeographyGCSE
HistoryIGCSE
LatinGCSE
Mathematics & Additional MathematicsIGCSE
Additional MathematicsFSMQ
Music IGCSE
PhotographyGCSE (only offered in Year 12).
Physical EducationGCSE short course
Physical EducationGCSE
PhysicsIGCSE
Religious StudiesGCSE short course
Double Award ScienceIGCSE
SpanishIGCSE

Curriculum - Sixth Form Courses

Fine ArtA Level
Creative TextilesA Level
BiologyA Level
BusinessA Level
ChemistryA Level
Classical CivilisationA Level
Drama & TheatreA Level
EconomicsA Level
English LiteratureA Level
Extended Project QualificationEPQ
FrenchA Level
GeographyA Level
GermanA Level
Government & PoliticsA Level
HistoryA Level
LatinA Level
Mathematics & Further MathematicsA Level
Further MathematicsA Level
MusicCambridge Pre-U or A Level
PhotographyGCSE
Physical EducationA Level
PhysicsA Level
Religious Studies (theology and philosophy)A Level
SociologyA Level
SpanishA Level
Three Dimensional DesignA Level