Part of the Forward Education Trust

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to support our pupils to 'Understand the World Around Them and Discover the Talents Within Them'.

The curriculum aims to:

  • provide equal opportunities, delivered through a curriculum which is broad, balanced, relevant and reflects cultural diversity
  • provide a stimulating learning environment that promotes effective learning and enables the learner to experience a sense of enjoyment and achievement
  • have plans that are sequential and create opportunities for repetition to embed knowledge and skills
  • facilitate greater fluency, independence, maintenance and transference of skills to varied contexts
  • provide progression and continuity of learning that is suited to individual needs and outcomes as set out in learners EHCP’s
  • maximise the learners’ potential in mobility, physical abilities, communication skills, sensory capabilities, resilience and personal independence
  • incorporate ‘life skills’ into our offer to enable our learners to transfer and apply their learning to ‘real-life’ contexts
  • encourage each learner to recognise, record and celebrate positive achievements in all areas of personal, educational and community life
  • regularly and consistently record each learners progress using appropriate methods of formative and summative assessment
  • promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of learners’ at the academy, and within society
  • ensure equality of opportunity regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, social disadvantage or disability
  • maintain a flexible, creative and reflective approach to curriculum design to ensure that our curriculum is appropriate, motivating and offers the right level of challenge and support