From Sculpture to algorithms, and from the Industrial Revolution to the reactions of acids, we offer a broad and challenging curriculum throughout the Senior School that seizes the students’ attention and propels them to success.

Academic excellence has always been at the heart of the education we offer, and we expect every student at Eltham College to achieve to their potential. Students learn in small classes with specialist teachers who love their subjects and want to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with every student.

Year 7, 8 and 9 subjects

Core Subjects

Art Biology Chemistry
Design and Technology Drama English
French Latin Mandarin
German Spanish Geography
History Computing Mathematics
Music Physics Religious Studies

In Year 7 and 8 students study three languages. Latin, which is compulsory, and then students can select from French, German, Mandarin or Spanish for the second and third language they wish to study. In Year 9 students choose two languages from those they are already studying.

Year 10 and 11 subjects (GCSE options)

Core Subjects

Biology Chemistry English Language
English Literature Mathematics Physics

Optional Subjects

Art Computer Science Design and Technology
Drama French Geography
German History Latin
Mandarin Music Spanish
Religious Studies

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