Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed around our core principle that students leave us at 16 years old Fit for Life. To achieve this, we provide extensive curriculum opportunities that allow students to develop into skilled, resilient and considerate individuals.

The curriculum functions on three levels:

  • Skills and Knowledge
  • Communication
  • Our Community

The skills and knowledge curriculum is delivered through the national curriculum and the GCSE specifications that we offer in KS4. Our aim is to have a broad and balanced curriculum that has no limit on aspiration whilst providing a range of vocational qualifications to support some of our students into post 16 education.

Our communication curriculum is designed to ensure that no student is disadvantaged by low levels of oracy, reading and vocabulary. We actively seek to provide opportunities where students can develop the necessary skills to be confident communicators in a range of contexts.

Our Community curriculum encourages active participation in team building, leadership and volunteering. We provide numerous opportunities that allow students to thrive in this area and genuinely engage with their community both within school and beyond. In Year 7 all students participate in the Young Leaders Award and by Year 9 we encourage all to participate in elements of the Duke of Edinburgh scheme with many completing the full programme.

Please explore our curriculum offer in more detail using the menu found on this page or contact the school if the information here does not answer your question.

“Develop a passion for learning.  If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Key Stage 3

Key stage 3 students consist of Year 7, 8 and 9 students who study a range of subjects across the curriculum.

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Key Stage 4

Key stage 4 students consist of Year 10 and 11 students who study a range of subjects as well as chosen GCSE and vocational option subjects across the curriculum.

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