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This is a foundation year in which students cover a beginners course beofre moving on to GCSE in Years 10 and 11. We follow the Mira Express course book.
HOME & LOCAL AREA
HEALTH & SPORT
LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT
TRAVEL & THE WIDER WORLD
EDUCATION & WORK
At present Spanish is offered as an ab initio course to GCSE. Students are allowed to choose this as an option.
The Principals, other senior leaders and governors, provide outstanding leadership.Ofsted
Relationships are enhanced by the college structure. Students say, and inspectors agree, that there is a close family feel to being in a smaller college unit, and that students enjoy school more because of this.Ofsted
Students participate readily in the wide range of sports, social, art, music and drama activities that the school provides. Many students attend the after school and weekend revision clubs that staff provide.Ofsted
The school organises the wide range of subjects it teaches extremely well, and reviews them regularly, adjusting its provision to meet the changing needs of students.Ofsted
Teaching is challenging. It is based on accurate assessment of how well students make progress, what their individual learning needs are, and what kinds of activities will best make sure that they learn well.Ofsted
Students make outstanding progress in English and mathematics. Students’ progress in business, design and technology, ICT and physical education is also outstanding. Students make good progress overall.Ofsted