The aim of this course is to help students to develop problem solving skills that support their success throughout the curriculum, to ensure each student has an understanding of different types of programming language and that they are able to program to the best of their ability, and to encourage students to understand how technology works.
Art is about providing opportunities for students to develop their creativity by developing their skills and confidence while allowing them to experiment and take risks. It is our desire that our students become confident and creative learners who can work independently and develop their own personal ideas.
The Child Development department aims to provide our students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to the roles and responsibilities connected to child development from conception to the age of five in a variety of settings.
The Dance Department offers a powerful and expressive subject to study at GCSE level. It encourages students to develop their creative, physical, emotional and intellectual capacity, whatever their previous experience in the subject.
The Drama department aims to deepen students knowledge and application of performance skills in order to be innovative, creative, theatre makers as well as performers. We want to prepare students for an ever changing world by sharpening their ability to work as a team (both as directors and collaborators)!
Food preparation and nutrition gives students a sound knowledge of the importance of maintaining a healthy balance of nutrients in our diets and the importance of food safety, thus developing essential life skills.
The Physical Education department aims to provide our students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in an ever-changing sports society. Students gain dynamic skills for further education and go out into the sporting industries with the attributes necessary to be successful employees and leaders.
Religious Studies provides opportunities for learners to understand more about the world, the religious challenges it faces and our place within it. It will develop your competence in many skills and approaches whilst enabling you to become religiously informed and thoughtful, engaged citizens.