Key Stage 3
THE CURRICULUM AT KEY STAGE 3
The Objectives of the Northern Ireland Curriculum are to provide relevant learning experiences which help each young person to develop as an individual, a contributor to society, the economy and the environment.
It is intended that Subject strands within and across Areas of Learning will be linked more explicitly and effectively than in the past, in order to facilitate better learning.
Area Of Learning
LANGUAGE and LITERACY
English, including Media Education
MATHEMATICS and NUMERACY
Mathematics, including Financial Capability
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Science, Technology and Design Information & Communication Technology
ENVIRONMENT and SOCIETY
History, Geography, Business Studies
Art and Design, Music, Drama
French, Spanish, German
Religious Education is provided in accordance with legal requirements.
SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES
The following Skills and Capabilities will be explicitly developed through all Areas of learning in the Curriculum:
Critical and Creative Thinking Skills
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
Application of Number
Information and Communications Technology