The Radcliffe School Curriculum
The Radcliffe School offers an enriching, engaging and rigorous curriculum designed to cater for the interests and talents of all our students and to ensure success.
The Radcliffe School adheres to the National Curriculum. Further detail about the National Curriculum, including information about the programmes of study, is available on the Department for Education's website which can be located here
Key Stage 3
In Years 7 and 8, all Key Stage 3 students study the core subjects that form the National Curriculum; English, Mathematics, Science, ICT, History, Geography, French or German,Technology, Art, Drama, Music, PE and weekly lessons in PSHE (Personal, Social, Health Education)
As part of our commitment to providing a rich and creative curriculum all students are given the opportunity each week to participate in our Volunteering and Leadership Hub ( VLH) which offers all students opportunities to access a half termly menu of activities that have been designed to;
- enable participation in a series of previously inaccessible activities;
- accreditation through nationally recognised qualifications;
- opportunities to use the qualifications to volunteer within the school and local community;
- evidence to be able to ‘stand out in the crowd' when applying for employment or further education.
At The Radcliffe School we place great importance on understanding how each student learns best.
Our teachers are designed to identify the needs of our students and adopt an approach that will see each student succeed.
Key Stage 4
In Years 9, 10 and 11, our students continue follow a common compulsory course which includes; GCSE English Language and Literature, Mathematics, Science and PE.
Our Key Stage 4 students then have the following optional subjects to choose from; Art, Drama, Child Development, Food Technology, French, German, Geography, Graphics, History, ICT, Media Studies, Music, Resistant Materials, Sport and Textiles.
The Radcliffe School VLH continues to run throughout Key Stage 4 where all students participate in a rota of practical English, Maths and Science learning challenges that link directly to the House System. The regular competitive challenges provide students with the opportunity to earn points for their houses and also provide students with chances to work in teams, express their individuality, voice their opinions and make decisions about their learning.
For more information on the curriculum please contact the school office on firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively on 01908 682222 and your enquiry will be passed to the most appropriate member of staff.