Teachers have a clear understanding of the individual needs that each pupil has in relation to their learning, emotional literacy, communication skills and possible medical needs. Teachers skilfully use this understanding to develop engaging lessons that are accessible for all pupils.
Secondary curriculum offer
Our Secondary Department caters for pupils from Year 7 to 11 inclusively, aged 11-16 years old. There are five form groups of mixed age and ability supported by a teacher and two/three support assistants. Class sizes are typically made up of ten pupils.
We work as a large multi-disciplinary team including physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists to ensure pupils achieve the desired outcomes within their Education, Health and Care Plan.
Our pupils learn via 1:1 and small group teaching and learning. All pupils have a Personalised Learning Plan targets and pupils are assessed by a variety of formative assessment opportunities culminating in our termly, B Squared assessments.
Pupils pursue different routes through school including a GCSE Pathway, Vocational Pathway, Functional skills pathway and Independent living skills pathway.
Every child has access to individualised learning to meet their needs and have a Personalised Learning Plan which is reviewed termly.
We have a range of planned interventions including Read Write inc and Thrive.
We extend the curriculum to include Enterprise, Social Communication and Community based learning.