Curriculum

Our curriculum is broadly similar to a mainstream school. Content is differentiated to meet the needs of all our students. Classes are small and always supported by a Special Support Assistant in addition to the Teacher. Our curriculum promotes the academic and encourages creativity but with appropriate levels of care and support.

At the start of every half term parents receive a Curriculum Overview which outlines the topics of study within each subject. The overview also provides a range of ideas for parents about how to support their child’s learning at home. It includes information on assessment dates, alongside a home learning booklet to develop core skills of literacy and numeracy.

All students Years 7 to 11 broadly follow the National Curriculum. We review our curriculum offer for each key stage annually to ensure effectiveness.

Key Stage 3 consists of the Year 7 and 8 classes. Key Stage 4 consists of Years 9, 10 and 11.  Students in Key Stage 4 take different qualifications depending on their pathways.

There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent 

 

Latest News

Pathological Demand Avoidance article published

We continue to share our expertise with a worldwide audience and are pleased to let you know that a further article written by Executive Principal, Sandy Turner and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher entitled “Building Emotional Health in Children …

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College taster sessions

Our post 16 students are finally able to attend NESCOT. For some of them it has been their first taste of college life. They have been doing taster sessions in Construction and have started a bird box project. In their …

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Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary! article published

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World Maths Day

Wednesday 5th May was ‘World Maths Day’, a day when Mathematics is celebrated around the world. At the secondary school, each class spent the day taking part in the ‘Mathletics Live’ world competition. Students had to answer several different mathematics …

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