Year 7

Our aim is for the curriculum to allow and support every girl to thrive and achieve to their best at a pace appropriate to them. There is additional support to enable those with learning or physical difficulties as well as an advanced learner programme of study.

Mathematics, English and Science are set (either in half year or whole year groups); Design and Technology is taught in smaller groups.

Setting is determined using KS2 assessments, information from primary schools and our own assessments during the first term of the year. There is regular assessing of pupil progress and pupils may change sets as appropriate to support individual need and to achieve potential.

Pupils experience a range of languages (French, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese) and a broad curriculum that encompasses the core subjects of Science, Mathematics and English to Drama, Dance, Computer Science, Music and Design and Technology (Food Technology, Resistant Materials, Textiles).

Years 7 & 8

All pupils follow a common curriculum during their first two years (Key Stage 3). All students study the following subjects:

Art Computer Science Design & Technology
Drama English Geography
History Mathematics Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)
Music Personal Development (PD) Physical Education (PE)
Religious Education Science  

Tom Goodenough

@DidcotGirls07:01 PM - 19th November, 2018 Tickets go on sale on the 30th! Read more
@DidcotGirls04:09 PM - 19th November, 2018 Fantastic - well done both 👏👍😃 Read more
@DidcotGirls04:08 PM - 19th November, 2018 Fantastic start to International Men’s Day and Leadership Day at SBS, with a presentation from Kevin Stenson, CEO of The Smallpeice Trust and two Year 12 students. Inspiring! Read more
@DidcotGirls04:08 PM - 19th November, 2018 How wonderful to see the sixth form orchestra (set up entirely by themselves as part of their enrichment programme) playing so beautifully. Well done to everyone involved. Looking forward to coming back for my next concert! Read more
@DidcotGirls01:25 PM - 19th November, 2018 Year 10 Science students visited STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory last week, where they learned about the work of ISIS, and took part in some exciting workshops. Read more Read more
@DidcotGirls09:56 AM - 19th November, 2018 We are very excited to announce that our Christmas Concert will be taking place at Didcot Leisure Centre on 12th December - tickets are available via parentpay. We hope to see lots of you there, getting into the Christmas spirit! Read more
@DidcotGirls09:42 AM - 19th November, 2018 Happy International Men's Day from all here at DGS. All the best to SBS as they mark this very important day at their school and here is to strong, creative, aspirational men of the future.
@DidcotGirls09:22 AM - 19th November, 2018 Creativity and collaboration in abundance this morning as the year 7 Ulysses group set to work on their creative projects with our Advanced Learner Leader Ms Hall. Read more
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