Our Key Stage 3 Curriculum

We have a focus on developing numeracy and literacy skills within our Key Stage 3 programme and one period a week is dedicated to visiting the library.

English Maths Technology & Design
Information Technology Science History
Geography Languages Religious Education
Drama Music Art
Physical Education Learning for Life & Work Home Economics


Our Key Stage 4 Curriculum

Core Subjects

English Language Mathematics Science
Personal & Social Development Physical Education RE


Optional Subjects

Art & Design Business Studies Engineering
Information Technology Health & Social Care Music
Travel & Tourism Construction Child Development
Drama English Literature History
Hospitality & Catering Occupational Patisserie & Baking Media Studies
Moving Image Arts Photography Carpentry & Joinery
Sports Studies Prince’s Trust Achieve XL Religious Education
Spanish Occupational Music Occupational Retail & Business
Polish Public Services Occupational Film
Occupational Business Maths  


Our Key Stage 5 Curriculum

At Post-16, students can select a combination of Level 3 or A Level courses from the following options:

Environmental Technology Maths Health & Social Care
Information Technology Public Services Science
Art & Design Moving Image Arts Drama
Business Studies English Literature Media Studies
History Sports Studies Hospitality & Catering
Travel & Tourism Photography Spansish
Child Development    


Courses are delivered within Hazelwood College and in the North Belfast Area Learning Community.

Every student has access to detailed career sessions and interviews throughout the year