Learning in the Classroom | Highcliffe School

Learning in the Classroom

     

    Students typically spend 25 hours a week in lessons so naturally we have a strong focus on providing the right curriculum for all students and the best possible teaching. We offer a comprehensive curriculum for students of all abilities and interests, but with a clear academic core because the intellectual powers of analysis and communication are so important to today’s future workforce.

     

    At Key Stage 3 students currently study:

    The Academic Core:

    • English Language and Literature
    • Mathematics
    • The Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    • History and Geography
    • Religion, Ethics and Citizenship (PSHE including Relationship and Sex Education)
    • French or Spanish

     

    The Wider Academic and Creative Curriculum:

    • Design and Technology
    • ICT/Computing
    • Art
    • Music
    • Drama
    • Personal, Social and Health Education
    • Physical Education

     

    My son is really enjoying school. He is loving his new subjects such as Science which he has never really done before. – A Highcliffe Parent

     

    At Key Stage 4 and in the Sixth Form students can branch out to pursue personal interests or encounter completely new subjects, including vocational subjects.

     

    These include:

     

    Computer Science \ Health and Social Care \ Child Development \ Latin \ Music Technology \ Photography \ Economics \  Further Mathematics \ Psychology \ Sociology \  The Extended Project Qualification or Step Mathematics \ Diploma in Sport \ Fine Art \ Textiles \ Product Design \ Catering.

     

    Information about subjects and courses can be accessed via Curriculum Information and the Sixth Form Website Courses

    The School offers a wide range of academic subjects to suit the needs and abilities of the students. – Ofsted

     

    We are careful to provide detailed, individual advice and guidance to students and parents when choosing their Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form options.

     

    Sixth form students benefit from the excellent subject knowledge of their teachers and have very positive working relationships founded on mutual respect. – Ofsted

     

    Highcliffe Teaching

     

    We also focus strongly on investing in the best possible teaching in each subject in the curriculum to ensure lessons are stimulating and absorbing for students. As such we are heavily committed to the on-going professional development of our staff.

     




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