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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Understanding the curriculum

​Jersey curriculum

The Jersey curriculum follows the national curriculum in England. There are some differences to take into account Jersey’s unique environment, culture and history.

The curriculum is available to download by subject:

Jersey Curriculum Foreword

Jersey Curriculum Introduction

Jersey Curriculum Art & Design

Jersey Curriculum Careers

Jersey Curriculum Computing

Jersey Curriculum Design and Technology

Jersey Curriculum Drama

Jersey Curriculum English

Jersey Curriculum Geography

Jersey Curriculum History

Jersey Curriculum Languages

Jersey Curriculum Mathematics

Jersey Curriculum Music

Jersey Curriculum Physical Education

Jersey Curriculum PSHE including Citizenship

Jersey Curriculum Religious Education

Jersey Curriculum Science


Details of all Education policies are available below:

Education policies

Education update from spring 2017

A guide to the changes in qualifications that came into effect in spring 2017 and how they affect students as they move through secondary education.

Education update 2017

What our schools offer

For further information about the specific curriculum (including GCSE and AS / A2 choices) offered in each school, contact the school direct.

Pupils from key stage 4 (14 - 16 years) can access vocational training and work related learning.

Further information can also be found on the school's websites:

Grainville School website

Haute Vallee School website

Le Rocquier School website

Les Quennevais School website

Hautlieu School website

Jersey College for Girls website

Victoria College (for boys) website

Legal requirements

The legal requirements for the Jersey curriculum are detailed in section 4 part 16 of the Education (Jersey) Law 1999.
Education (Jersey) Law 1999 on the Jersey Law website

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