The Lower School curriculum is designed to ensure a solid grounding in the core subjects, in the context of a broad range of subjects, enabling students to make informed GCSE choices. There is a big emphasis on numeracy, literacy and digital skills, as these are the foundations for success across all subject areas.

All students study the core subjects of:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Theology
  • A choice of modern languages (French or Spanish)
  • Latin
  • Design and Technology (resistant materials, graphics and food technology)
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Physical Education
  • Digital learning
  • Personal, Health, Social Education (PHSE)

Subjects are taught by subject specialists in small classes. In mathematics, classes are set to ensure that all students are stretched to fulfil their potential.

Download a sample Lower School timetable

Hear from Head of Lower School, Mrs Cochran

Please view the video below for an introduction to Lower School and life at Bloxham for 11+ from Mrs Jane Cochran, Head of Lower School and some of our Lower School pupils.

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