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 750 computers, a professional music studio, well equipped science and technology classrooms, outstanding sports facilities and media suites.
"Students are keen to learn and make good progress. Teaching is well planned and teachers' enthusiastic delivery engages students fully in their learning" OFSTED 2013
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 Latin, media studies, triple science, computer science, construction, sports science and photography.
We offer extension opportunities in an 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.