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Curriculum

The curriculum offer is currently being updated in the light of recent curriculum changes which have taken place in KS3, KS4 and KS5 in all subjects.

Creative and Expressive Arts (CEPA)

Drama

At KS3 students participate in a wide range of drama activities and evaluate their own and others’ contributions.  Students are taught to use a variety of dramatic techniques to explore ideas, issues, texts and meanings.  They use different ways to convey action, character, atmosphere and tension when they are scripting and performing in plays (for example through dialogue, movement and pace). Read more...

Music

Music is a unique form of communication that can change the way pupils feel, think and act.  Music forms part of an individual’s identity and positive interaction with music can develop pupils’  competence as learners and increase their self-esteem.  Music education encourages active involvement in different forms of music-making, both individual and communal, helping to develop a sense of group identity and togetherness. Music can influence pupils’ development in and out of school by fostering personal development and maturity, creating a sense of achievement and self-worth, and increasing pupils’ ability to work with others in a group context. Read more...