As a school our aim is to provide learning opportunities that will develop our students to become responsible, respectful, confident, independent, young adults who make a positive contribution to, and are prepared for life beyond Spring Hill High School.
The main Principles of the curriculum.
- All students follow a personalised curriculum based on prior attainment data, CEM data, For Skills data, student aspirations and challenging targets.
- All students will develop Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills.
- All students will be actively involved in British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect of those with different faiths and beliefs.
- All students to develop an understanding of the world in which they live, and be prepared to contribute to their community.
- Learning will be will be relevant to the context of life and work.
The curriculum will:
- Provide balance, relevance, differentiation and progression.
- Promote knowledge and understanding, physical and interpersonal qualities, values and attitudes.
- Be increasingly diverse and flexible while promoting the individualised learning and facilitating the national agenda.
- Provide work related learning.
- Provide parents/carers/social worker with curriculum information relevant to their child.
- Lead to qualifications that are that are of worth for employers, and for entry to higher and further education.
- Prepare students to make informed and appropriate choices at the end of Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.
The curriculum will prepare students for the future by:
- Securing achievement in Literacy and Numeracy.
- Develop lifelong independent learning .
- Ensuring courses provide progression and continuity in learning experiences.
- Students will be exposed to a broad and balanced relevant, differentiated curriculum to meet the needs of a full range of abilities.
- Enabling students to reach their full potential.
- Supporting students to secure understanding of personal moral values, respect for religious values, and tolerance of other races, beliefs and the way of life.
- Preparing students to make informed and appropriate choices at Key Stage 4 and 5.
Key Stage Three
Students follow the National Curriculum at Key Stage 3. This include: Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, Physical Education, Religious Education, Design Technology, Art, ICT and PHSE/Career Options.
Students have the opportunity to achieve a number of AQA Unit Awards.
Key Stage Four and Five
A full complement of GCSE which includes;
- AQA GCSE English and English Literature
- AQA GCSE Mathematics
- AQA GCSE Science Trilogy
- AQA GCSE Biology
- AQA GCSE Geography
- AQA GCSE History
- AQA GCSE RE
- AQA GCSE Citizenship
- AQA GCSE Computing Science
- AQA GCSE Business Studies
- AQA GCSE Art
- AQA Level 1/Level 1 Preparation for Working Life
- AQA FCSE Spanish
A number of Functional Skills
- English Step up - Silver, Bronze, Gold
- Maths Entry Level 1 - Level 2
Sports Coaching Level and Level 2
- The Art Awards
- Physical Education