Castleford Academy

Groups 2019 – 2020

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Curriculum Groups 2019 / 2020

Teaching groups are organised by the following criteria. All year groups are divided into an A and B half, this is for timetable purposes. Maths, English and Science set pupils within their half-year group according to ability. In year 7 and year 8 the groups, DT groups are all mixed ability Art and Drama classes in 7C and 8C are all mixed ability, other subjects are set in the following way:

Year 7 & 8

ClassAbilityClassAbility
7A1Higher7B1 Higther
7A2Higher7B2Higher
7A3Mixed7B3Mixed
7A4Mixed7B4Mixed
7A5Mixed7B5Mixed
7A6Lower

Years 9, 10, 11 (by descending ability):

Maths & English (Year 9, 10 & 11)Science (Year 10 & 11)Science (Year 9)Option Choices (Year 9, 10 & 11)
B1Seperate ScienceM1 (Seperate Science)E – Mixed
B2M1M2F – Mixed
B3M2M3G – Mixed
B4M3M4H – Mixed
A1M4M5
A2M5M6
A3M6M7
A4M7M8
A5M8M9
A6M9M10

Hours for Current Option Subjects:

OptionYear 9Year 10Year 11
Option E333
Option F333
Option G332
Option H323