Careers at Chepstow School - Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5LR


Inspiring learning is at the heart of our vision for Chepstow School. High quality learning experiences are vital in motivating and challenging young people. Learning is organised so that all students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum that prepares them for their future as 21st century citizens. In Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) all students follow the National Curriculum. In Years 7 and 8 this comprises English, maths, science, Welsh, art, drama, music, design technology, ICT, French, Spanish, history, geography, RE, PSHE and PE. In Year 9 students are able to make some subject choices and in addition to the subjects above students may select to study computer science or media studies. At Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11) students are able to take increasing responsibility for their studies. Alongside the national curriculum subjects of maths, English, science, Welsh, PSHE and core PE students are able to choose 3 option subjects. Students are given impartial advice and guidance to ensure that they are able to progress. At Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13) students choose 4 subjects at AS, and typically 3 subjects at A2 in Year 13.


Chepstow School is a vibrant and exciting place to be. We nurture confident learners, who are caring and supportive young citizens. We are proud to be a school at the heart of our community, and foster partnership work and student leadership. Our core purpose is simple: we want all young people at our school to achieve the best they can. We do this by providing our learners with the best educational experience possible. We know our students as individuals, and challenge and support them to enjoy learning and to be successful. We are also very proud of our extracurricular activities. Students are encouraged to develop their talents through a wide range of activities for example sport, arts, drama, music, public speaking, computer coding and student journalism. Students are placed in one of four Houses for the duration of their time in school. The House system models responsibility and active citizenship through their charity work and through exciting student leadership programmes. We are proud that all of our students leave school for places in university, employment and training or FE.

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