Colton Hills builds its curriculum so that students are provided with skills that are crucial to success in the modern world.
Key Stage 4: During Year 9, students will select courses which are relevant to their own interests and aspirations. Students in Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11) will embarkon personalised qualification pathways which will offer academic, vocational and work-related courses in a blend that is relevant to their needs
Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 & 9): Subjects are developed and lessons delivered linked to engaging themes. This will enable students to connect their learning between different subjects in order to deepen their understanding and accelerate their progress
The English Baccalaureate: With so many recent changes to the qualifications system, the best colleges and universities are likely to use the English Baccalaureate (EB) when selecting successful entrants. The EB comprises the following subjects: Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Double Science, History, Geography and Modern Foreign Languages
Colton Hills regularly achieves the highest EB results in the city
Sixth Form: Students are available to select from a variety of A Level and BTec courses which provide progression routes after GCSE and into Higher Education, Apprenticeships or the workplace. Every year, Year 13 students are regularly accepted onto a place at a university of their choice