New College Worcester (NCW), Whittington Road, Worcester, WR5 2JX
01905 763933

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Key Stage 3

At NCW, students follow a broad curriculum aiming to give them a strong foundation in a range of knowledge and skills. Subjects include:

Mathematics

English

Science

History

Geography

Religious Studies

Information & Communication Technology

Music

Drama

French

German

Personal Social Health Education

Physical Education

Art

Tracking and Reporting Progress in Key Stage 3

New College Worcester has developed new attainment levels for Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) students to replace the previous National Curriculum levels for reporting attainment and progress.

Schools have been given the freedom to design a curriculum that guarantees students a rigorous and balanced education. We have therefore developed our own NCW scheme to track and record student progress in a range of subject areas.

Each department has developed key themes within their subject area and students will have their attainment and progress measured against these new levels and themes each term.

We have specified 7 new attainment levels (1 is lowest, 7 is highest):

  1. Preliminary (working towards Foundation level)
  2. Foundation
  3. Developing
  4. Intermediate
  5. Established
  6. Advanced
  7. Exceptional (working above Advanced level)

We will be measuring students’ current level of attainment at the start of the year and then tracking their progress during the year. Students who are not making suitable progress will have a range of interventions to support their attainment. Students achieving Established level by the end of year 9 would be expected to obtain grade C in their GCSEs in year 11.

Art Year 7, 8 Progress Grid

Art Year 9 Progress Grid

Drama Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

English Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

French Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

Geography Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

German Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

History Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

ICT Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

Independent Living Skills Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

Maths Year 7, 8 Progress Grid

Maths Year 9 Progress Grid

Music Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

PE Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

RE Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid

Science Year 7, 8, 9 Progress Grid