Setting by Ability in English (4 ppw), Mathematics (3 ppw), Science (3 ppw). The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is the best option for bright, ambitious young people today. It then culminates in the sixth form with the world class International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in which all students follow a personalised programme which includes Mathematics, English, a language, a science, two additional subjects and a core of knowledge, skills, creativity, action and service. For the following EBacc subject(s), the average point score was in the highest 20% of schools nationally: Mathematics (7.2), English Literature (6.5), French (6.7), English Language (6.4), History (6.6), Spanish (6.9), Computer Science (7.2) and German (6.8). My son said your production of 'School of Rock' was just as good as the West End one! For the following subjects outside of the EBacc, the average point score was in the highest 20% of schools nationally and the proportion of entries was at or above the national average: Music (7.0), Business Studies (6.1), Drama/Performing Arts (6.4), Applied Art & Design (6.4), Psychology (6.3) and Religious Studies (6.1). Do visit any school you are thinking of with your child. Second Language (3 ppw):  A further choice from Mandarin, French, German, Italian, Latin or Spanish. Students appreciate and value other people and acquire the skills needed to communicate ideas and information. IB Highlights We raise aspirations, grow confidence and develop young people into resilient citizens and compassionate leaders. Each Advanced course is taught  on 7 periods per week with the remainder of the time designated to directed study and enrichment options. Cookie Settings Parents should check with each school for their admissions criteria because these do change frequently. Students are open to new situations and experiences and have the independence of spirit to explore new ideas. Joining Bexley Grammar was the best decision for me and I am excited for what the next two years will bring. 90% of students gained their first c... For internal students, please view the attached letter from Mr Martin, Year 11 Director of Studies, detailing arrangements for collecting GCSE results and Sixth Form enrollment on Thursday 20th August. The IBDP (usually abbreviated to the IB) consists of three subjects taken at Higher level and three subjects at Standard level. All students follow a similar curriculum apart from their two Modern Foreign Languages studied in Year 8 being the difference in an individual’s personal timetable. Students continue to follow a core curriculum and their chosen options at GCSE. Modern Foreign Language (4 ppw):  Mandarin, French or Spanish. It is obvious that teachers really understand our children and their strengths and weaknesses. 99%   5 or more GCSE passes Website design by e4education | The curriculum for students with SEND is adapted to their individual needs as required (see SEND information). $(document).ready(function() { The EBacc element of Progress 8 (0.5) was significantly above the national average and in the highest 20% of all schools in 2019. These three words embody the IB learner profile through which we aim to develop students who are: This development begins in year 7 with a full curriculum including Art, Computing, Drama, Latin, Music, Physical Education and Technology. We are delighted to report that BGS has now successfully gained the wellbeing award for schools. Students in years 10 and 11 take GCSEs in Mathematics, English Language, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, two Language subjects plus three subjects chosen from a wide range including at least one Humanity. Students from the BGS Music Department invite you to a 15 minute concert streamed on YouTube at 6pm, beginning Thursday 11 June 2020. Our curriculum for Years 1 to 6 draws on the National Curriculum, with lessons planned to develop children’s understanding of texts, writing in a range of genres and speaking with confidence. Separate Sciences of Biology, Chemistry and Physics continue to be taught on 6 ppw and is set by ability. }); It is balanced, relevant and differentiated to match the needs, abilities and aspirations of our students. Overall my experience at Bexley has been extraordinary and I am so glad I chose to put this school down when I was only 11. We raise aspirations, grow confidence and develop young people into compassionate leaders. Year 7 students study the full range of traditional subjects (Mathematics, English, Science, Geography, History, RS, Computing, Design Technology, Art, Drama, Music, PE) as well as Latin and either French or German and a course in PSHCE which includes Citizenship.