Fulham Senior School Curriculum
Our transformative, creative, and inspiring curriculum distinguishes our Senior division. To support our students effectively, we implement a long-term assessment schedule, which goes hand-in-hand with personal support. Senior students take a timed test in most subjects each week. 'Cycle Assessment' allows us to combine traditional exam methods with innovative teaching techniques to reinforce GCSE learning methods. In addition, age-appropriate homework tasks are set according to a timetable.
In Year 9, the curriculum is broad to empower students to challenge their inquisitive minds across several topics. They discover their interests and strengths and gain a broader perspective on the world around them through increased awareness of global events.
Year 10 & 11
In Years 10 and 11, learning objectives become more specific and detailed in preparation for GCSE examinations. GCSE preparation is two-fold. Learners focus on understanding subject content, while also developing skills in analysis, evaluation, research and independent study. After-school activities balance academic education, and the Senior School timetable incorporates PSHE topics, and the 'Fulham Core' module, which is scheduled during tutor time.
We are proud to provide students with two unique school subjects: our weekly Communication Skills course and the Independent Learning Project, which is designed to equip pupils with robust research, analysis, communication, and presentation skills.
Senior School Class sizes are relatively small. The maximum number of students is 22, guaranteeing a high degree of personal support and sufficient opportunities for involvement in all lessons and activities.
The Fulham Project
On an annual basis, each year group comes together to design and deliver a project or service for others in the school community. To complete the project successfully, pupils need to communicate with each other, collaborate effectively, and follow the cycle of attempting, failing, refining and succeeding. Project work offers a unique way for students to apply the skills they have gained from other subjects, increase their resilience to challenges, adopt leadership skills, and demonstrate tolerance when faced with adversity.