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Curriculum Model

You can download the HDHS Curriculum Model below.

You can download a copy of our School Prospectus for 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 using the links below:

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 in the following documents:

The Opportunity Curriculum Explained

HDHS Key Stage 3 Opportunity Curriculum Booklet 2021-2022

Expand Your Mind
Learning does not stop when your lessons end. Expand your mind by exploring the wonderful learning experience the wider world has to offer.

HDHS Expand Your Mind 2021




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


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

Year 8 Transition Year Choices

During Year 8, students are able to choose the subjects they will study during their Transition Year (Year 9).  For details of the subjects available and the process, please see the following page of our website: Year 8 Transition Year Choices

Curriculum Policy

Our Curriculum Policy can be found here:  HDHS Policies


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