The Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) Intent at our Academy has been designed in consultation with all staff and students. The following attributes were unanimously identified as being essential to develop in our young people to enable them to lead a full and fruitful life.
We feel it is important for our young people to learn about their local context in order to unlock their understanding of national and international issues.
Our Academy curriculum at Key Stage 3 prepares young people who are:
HOW HAVE WE CONSTRUCTED OUR CURRICULUM?
We started the review process for our curriculum on the research in curriculum shared by Ofsted in December 2018.
As a result, our new Curriculum is based on a Plan, Deliver & Review cycle.
In 2019/20 we structured our school calendar to effectively review our new curriculum at three points throughout the year.
Due to recent school closures as a result of Covid-19 we have continued to review our curriculum to ensure we have a robust Covid Recovery Curriculum and a strong Blended Learning Offer to ensure students can make make good progress whether they are learning on or off site.
Details of how our curriculum is structured across the Academy is available in our Faculty Handbooks available below:
ART Faculty Handbook 20-21
BUSINESS INDUSTRY Faculty Handbook 20-21
COMBINED CADET FORCE Faculty Handbook 20-21
COMMUNICATIONS Faculty Handbook 20-21
ENGLISH Faculty Handbook 20-21
GEOGRAPHY Faculty Handbook 20-21
HISTORY Faculty Handbook 20-21
MATHS Faculty Handbook 20-21
MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES Faculty Handbook 20-21
PE Faculty Handbook 20-21
RESILIENCE Faculty Handbook 20-21
SCIENCE Faculty Handbook 20-21
PSHE/ RSHE Faculty Handbook 20-21