Middle school in Kent College Canterbury
From the seventh to the ninth academic year, Kent College Canterbury students study three disciplines:
For 7-8 year students can take one of three foreign languages. The college offers lessons in Spanish, German or French. The ninth year provides for the knowledge of two foreign languages. Students study geography, design and technology, history, art, principles of career choice (PCHE), computer technology, music and drama. There are physical education classes in the college and an optional study of the foundations of religion. Foreign students go through English in depth as an additional language (EAL course) instead of foreign languages, doing 6-8 lessons per week. It is obligatory to teach farming and culinary skills during the 7-8 academic years.
Children are preparing for the GCSE exam in 10-11 years. The College offers the opportunity to study combined English courses and literature and mathematics for the surrender of either the British GCSE or the international IGCSE. Also, 2 exact natural subjects, physical education (if necessary for GCSE) and the foundations of world religions are compulsory studied. Of the subjects of choice, the college offers biology, music, geography, history, ICT, chemistry, art and design direction (not allowed by GCSE), physics, design and technology (graphics, substance properties research), drama, culinary skills, filmmaking (for Certificate IB), electronics and physical education. English students study one foreign language (German, Spanish or French), and foreign students - English as a foreign language. The presence of own farming enables the college to familiarize pupils from a practical point of view with livestock farming and field work. Children learn in detail about careful nature management and rational gardening, learn to look after plants and livestock.