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You can download the HDHS Curriculum Model here:  HDHS Curriculum Model

HDHS Key Stage 3 Opportunity Curriculum

The Opportunity Curriculum is another level to our whole school curriculum and provides a platform to guide HDHS students to learning opportunities outside of the classroom. This takes the form of reading, watching documentaries/films, researching and visiting interesting places. 

Further details can be found here:  The Opportunity Curriculum Explained

You can download the Opportunity Curriculum Booklet here:  HDHS-Key-Stage-3-Opportunity-Curriculum-Booklet-2019_2020

HDHS Vocabulary Curriculum

Every fortnight HDHS has a Root Word focus, where we embed the Root Word across the school via assemblies, tutorial and subject areas. Further details can be found here: HDHS Whole School Root Word Curriculum 2019-2020


The School operates a two week timetable with an allocation of 4 lessons per day, of 75 minutes each, plus a 20 minute tutorial at the beginning of the day. For further details please download the document below:

HDHS School Day

Due to social distancing measures put in place due to Covid-19 we have introduced staggered start, finish, break and lunchtimes for each year group as follows:

Staggered Times of the School Day due to Covid-19


You can download a copy of our School Prospectus using the link below:


HDHS Prospectus 2021-2022

Year 8 Options

During the Spring Term, Year 8 students will be able to choose options to follow at Key Stage 4. For details of the subjects available please see the Year 8 Options page of the website: Year 8 Options

Curriculum Policy

Curriculum Policy November 2020


Please follow this link for further details of the Faculties we have at HDHS:  HDHS Faculties

Harwich and Dovercourt Sixth Form College

We offer a range of courses in the Sixth Form aimed at students of all abilities.

For full details please see the Sixth Form page of our website: Sixth Form