Teaching and Learning

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, which has been designed to offer every student the chance to achieve their very best and gain OUTSTANDING results.

We place great emphasis on creativity in the classroom and use creative approaches to stimulate learning, build confidence and raise attainment of our students.

We understand how different students learn and our teachers engage students by using a variety of teaching styles and appropriate challenges for all. To support the curriculum and enhance learning the school is equipped with excellent resources, including over 300 computers, a professional music studio, well equipped science and technology classrooms, outstanding sports facilities and media suites. All the modern technology required for our students to succeed n every subject and aspect of their studies

We have a varied curriculum which:

  • ensures core subjects are very well developed
  • keeps an emphasis on creative subjects
  • offers choice where possible

We provide a wide range of options for GCSE, including media studies, triple science, computer science, sports science and photography.

We offer extension opportunities in a number of subjects for our most able students and provide additional support for those who may struggle to access the curriculum. Our inclusion team offers learning support assistants and behaviour mentors to ensure our students succeed. We also offer a special literacy and numeracy classes and after school tutoring.

We are dedicated to ensuring every school makes progress, Our whole school approach to target setting, together with the weekly homework plan, means that all of our students have realistic targets to meet and they know what they need to do to reach their target grade. This information is shared with parents and carers via progress checks to ensure children reach their potential.