This page covers information on Computer Studies, Computer Science, Business Studies, Heath & Social Care and Child Development. It details what students will experience, the curriculum plans they will follow and information on what students' main focus will be throughout years 7 to 11.
Luke Moreton - Head of Faculty
Pam Eager - Assistant Principal Key Stage 4
Jess Campbell - Teacher of Business Studies and Computer Studies
Eddie Child - Vice Principal
Kay Child - Head of Year 11/Phoenix House, Teacher of Child Development
In Computer Studies students will learn a variety of topics surrounding programming, logic and basic computing skills. Topics covered include animation, data representation, control, spreadsheet modelling, system security, logic and a variety of...
This course is only available at Key Stage 4. Year 10 - 1 piece of controlled assessment work (worth 60% of the final GCSE). This consists of 4 activities spread across the course. Students are to create a series of digital products including...
We follow the OCR GCSE Computer Science qualification. This assessment comprises of: 2 examinations at the end of Year 11 (each worth 40% of the final grade) 1 non-examined assessment piece, which is completed in the first term of Year 11 (20% of...
Business studies is taught at KS4 in year 10 and 11 looking at the integral elements of success in an entrepreneurial environment from managing money and increasing profit potential to marketing and advertising, students develop the creative ability...
Health & Social Care is taught at KS4 in year 10 and 11. GCSE Health and Social Care is an ideal qualification for those pupils who want a broad background in health and social care or are considering a career in the care profession. To download...
Child Development is taught at KS4 is Y10 & Y11. Throughout the course students will cover topics that include Parenthood, Pregnancy, Diet, The Development of the Child and Support Available for the Parent/Carer. To download more details on Child...
“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016
“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”
68% of students make expected progress or better
“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016
of more able students achieved an A or A*
Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths