Business and Economics

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At Notre Dame High School the Business and Economics department offers three separate courses: GCSE Business Studies and Economics, GCE Business and GCE Economics GCSE Business Studies and Economics (1 year) The course starts with an Introduction to Business followed by a Controlled Assessment which is based on an investigation into a small business. The […]

Performing Arts Department

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The Performing Arts Department offers courses in Drama and Music, for GCSE and A-Level. Drama Drama at Key Stage 3 In Y7 students take drama as part of a carousel in their Technology block to give them an introduction. In Y8 students receive a dedicated hour a week to help prepare them for GCSE. Over […]

English Department

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Meet the English Department: Mrs C Scriven (Joint Head of Department) I completed my degree in English Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and then returned to Sheffield to train as an English teacher. I thoroughly enjoy teaching English and love sharing my enthusiasm for reading with students across all key stages. Through the English curriculum […]

Geography Department

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Geography Department Trip to Iceland 2020 The Geography department are currently planning a trip to Iceland during the Easter holidays, 2020. All students currently in years 8 – 12 have been emailed the details regarding this trip. If you would like further information or if you would like to discuss the possibility of your child going on […]

History Department

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History Y7 Students start their first term with an introduction to Key historical terms, followed by Ancient Societies; the Egyptians, 11th Century Britain, the impact of the Norman Invasion and Britain during the Middle Ages, the Crusades, the Tudors and Stuarts and the indigenous people of North America. In Y8 their focus is on the […]

Modern Foreign Languages Department

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Welcome to the MFL Department At Notre Dame High School, students study either French or Spanish from Year 7. All pupils continue with their study of MFL to GCSE. Students can then chose to continue their MFL studies at A-level. Mrs Greenwood-Quy is Head of the Modern Foreign Languages Department. If you would like to […]

RE Department

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In Religious Studies students will explore their own faith and the faith of others so that they can be ‘religiously literate’ in society today. The mission of Notre Dame is to enable students to know about and understand the religious tradition of our school, especially which rooted in the Notre Dame Sisters and our Catholic […]

Design and Technology Department

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Design and Technology In Year 7 pupils complete five projects covering all five of the material areas of Design & Technology. Each project is taught for 14 hours by a teacher who specialise in that area in a fully equipped workshop. Pupils will rotate around the different areas. To find out more about Design and […]

PE Department

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In Physical Education Y7 to Y10 students will experience a variety of activities which draw on different key skills and techniques. These will be taught on a carousel. In Y11 there will be an element of choice regarding activities to foster participation beyond school. The GCSE and A-Level course will be split into two elements. Firstly […]

Science Department

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The Heads of Science are: Mrs R Abbey and Mrs S McCole – Biology Dr E Searle – Chemistry Dr T Bruce – Physics Below is a summary of how science is taught to each year across the three sciences and how you can help your child in science. If you have a specific query, […]