Pupils & facilities at The Maelor School


Pupils in science class watching illuminous chemicals

Curriculum Organisation - The Lower School

On arrival at the school each pupil is allocated to a tutor group under the specific care of a group tutor. During the first year (Year 7) pupils are taught initially in their tutor groups with some grouping by ability in Mathematics. In Year 8 and upwards pupils are placed in ability bands in most subjects.

At Key Stage 3 pupils follow a curriculum level laid down by the Welsh Assembly Government as shown below:

National Curriculum

  • RE
  • PSE
  • Sex Education
  • Careers Education and Guidance (CEG)

Core Subjects

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • ICT

Non-Core subjects

  • Welsh second language
  • Modern foreign language
  • Design and technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Music
  • PE
  • RE
  • Computer Science

Please click on the subjects to find details of courses at GCSE and A Level.