Strathearn School

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188 Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2AU, Northern Ireland | 028 9047 1595

Forms 1,2,3

Girls entering the school are placed in one of five non-streamed form classes of 22, and are taught in these groups for compulsory subjects in Forms 1 -3.

The Strathearn Curriculum at Key Stage 3 aims to give every girl in Years 1 – 3 a broad, balanced and appropriately challenging education. The pupils also have been working under the statutory guidance of the revised curriculum. (For more information go to

In Form 1 the pupils study the following subjects in the learning areas:

Learning Area


Language and Literacy


Mathematics and Numeracy


Modern Languages


The Arts

Art and Design Music

Environment and Society

Geography | History

Science and Technology

Science | Technology

Physical Education


Learning for Life and Work

Home Economics | Tutorial

In addition pupils are taught ICT as a discrete subject. The School is committed to all of its pupils achieving accreditation for their ICT skills and is an accredited centre for The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) which pupils are offered in the sixth form

In a weekly tutorial period, which is led by their Form Teacher, the girls investigate a range of themes including Personal Development and Careers Education. Local and Global citizenship is integrated across the curriculum.

In Forms 2 and 3 this is supplemented with the second language of German or Spanish.

Pupils are also working through all of the areas of learning to improve their transferable skills such as Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities. (For more information go to

GCSE Subject Choice Booklet

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