Curriculum

Early Years Foundation Stage

Click on the link below to see the curriculum map for your child’s class/key stage this term. This gives an overview of topics being covered, so that you can support your child in their learning.

Lipman, Turing, Murdoch – Key Stage 4

Pupils in Key Stage 4 work towards accredited qualifications in English, Maths and Science at levels appropriate to individual needs and abilities (Entry Level or GCSE).

All students study Home Cooking Skills, Arts Award, Physical Education, PSHE, Relationship and Sex Education, Enterprise, RE and Computing. In addition, Y11 students are taught ‘Life Ready’ which incorporates life skills, Careers and Citizenship.

Currently, students also choose two of the following options: Art, Land Based Studies, Modern Foreign Languages, Music and Design Technology: Resistant Materials.  For more information about opportunties in Key Stage 4, please see the ‘School Organisation’ section of our website.

 

Click on the link below to see the curriculum map for your child’s class/key stage this term. This gives an overview of topics being covered, so that you can support your child in their learning.

 

Bentham, Avicenna – Sixth Form

Pupils in the sixth form have access to a range of accredited, vocational and experiential courses at Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2 and GCSE to meet the individual needs and capabilities of the students. We are able to provide a personalised approach to the curriculum in terms of level of study as well as options of subject.

All students study Functional Skills Maths and English, Home Cooking Skills, Employability Skills, PSHE and RSE, Business and Enterprise, incorporating the Social Enterprise Qualification at Level 1 and 2 and Sport and Leisure. In Year 12, students also complete the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award.

Our current optional subjects are City and Guilds Entry 3 and Level 1 in Hair and Beauty, Music, Arts Award and Hillcrescent Farm where students undertake a range of Skills for Working Life units.  For more information about opportunties in sixth form, please see the ‘School Organisation’ section of our website.

 

Click on the link below to see the curriculum map for your child’s class/key stage this term. This gives an overview of topics being covered, so that you can support your child in their learning.

 

Reading and Phonics

Click on the link below to see our whole school approach to phonics and relevant reading schemes.

Approach to Phonic and reading schemes