Curriculum

School Vision:

To be a learning environment in which all students and staff strive for excellence in all that they do, achieving success and valuing others to enable them to make positive contributions to society, and to become confident global citizens.”

Curriculum Intent:

“Our curriculum is designed to allow students to strive for excellence through the provision of learning opportunities which enable them to …

Achieve Success by:   Encouraging high aspiration and a love of learning
Maximising progress and potential
Providing rewarding learning experiences
Offering diverse opportunities
Recognising and celebrating all achievement
Value Others by:         Contributing to a safe school environment
Showing tolerance, respect and fairness
Listening to and respecting others’ views
Appreciating and embracing diversity
Being an active member of our school and local community
Co-operating with others”

Delivering Curriculum Intent:

  • Providing a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage 3 in which agreed knowledge and skills developed in partner primary schools are built upon from the start of Year 7 onwards. Students will study the full suite of National Curriculum subjects for 3 years, developing a foundation for successful progression to Key Stage 4.
  • Providing a Key Stage 4 curriculum which continues to have the EBacc at its heart, to provide a wide variety of subjects enabling students to pursue their own interests and equip them with the knowledge and skills for future education and work.
  • Providing a Sixth Form curriculum which offers a rich choice of academic and vocational courses tailored to individual students’ needs and aspirations, thereby preparing them to successfully move on to education, training or employment.
  • Providing a coherently planned enrichment curriculum which broadens students’ experiences, allowing them to further develop their talents and interests both within and beyond subject areas, and to contribute positively within the local community.

For our 2021-22 curriculum structure, please see 2021-22 Curriculum Structure.

BCE

Curriculum Intent BTEC Business

Curriculum Intent BTEC IT

Curriculum Intent Business GCSE & A Level

Curriculum Intent Computer Science

Curriculum Intent Economics

Curriculum Intent Enterprise Marketing

English

Curriculum Intent English

Expressive Arts

Curriculum Intent Art

Curriculum Intent Drama

Curriculum Intent Music

Curriculum Intent Performing Arts

Curriculum Intent Photography

Geography

Curriculum Intent Geography

History

Curriculum Intent History

Curriculum Intent Politics

Maths

Curriculum Intent Maths

MFL

Curriculum Intent MFL

PE

Curriculum Intent PE

PSHCE

Curriculum Intent PSHCE

Science

Curriculum Intent Science

Social Sciences

Curriculum Intent Criminology

Curriculum Intent Psychology

Curriculum Intent RE

Curriculum Intent Sociology

Technology

Curriculum Intent DT

Curriculum Intent Food studies

Curriculum Intent Health and Social Care