Category «Curriculum»

Modern Foreign Languages

People with language skills are highly thought of in the modern world. They stand out as talented, interesting and successful people who are in a stronger position to get a job abroad or within companies with international links.                 Key Stage 3 Languages Students study both French and Spanish during Years 7 & 8 and then …

Drama

From the start of Year 7, Drama lessons examine key life skills such as negotiation, leadership, group work and empathy. We aim to provide all students in the school with the skills to speak confidently, think quickly and assess a situation from another’s point of view. The ethos of our Drama lessons directly link into the over-arching …

Design & Technology

Introduction The Design and Technology department at Salesian benefits from its own purpose-built centre, containing specialised facilities for working with resistant materials, electronics, food, textiles, and graphic design.  Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a …

Computing

The department is made up of three teachers who cover all of the key stages. Mr Barker and Mr Bathgate teach Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. Mr Hamshar teaches Key Stage 3 and 4. Classes are supported by our dedicated HLTA, Mrs Rose. The department makes use of three IT suites at our main …

PSHE

At Salesian we ensure that student get a rounded education in personal, social, health and economic education during Key Stage 3. Students study PSHE once every fortnight during Key Stage 3. Throughout KS3 students will be taught six lessons a year on the concept of ‘Learn to Learn’. This is the idea that learning is …

Business Studies

In the Business, Enterprise and Economics Department, we aim to tailor to individuals learning needs. With a varied number of courses and styles of learning, we aim to match the student’s skills, abilities academic and professional targets to the courses they choose. Key Stage 4 Information We have approximately 100 students choosing to study Business …

Art & Design

The Art department encourages students to develop technical skills and understanding of media as well as an appreciation for the history of Art. It aims to give learners a wider understanding of a range of Art and Design disciplines, which they can use to fuel their own creativity. Key Stage 3 Art In KS3 students …

English

In the English Department, we are extremely proud to be able to share our own love of reading and writing with our students. Our goal is to have enriched students’ lives through the written and spoken word and to send them out into the world as confident communicators. Key Stage 3 English English is key to success …

Mathematics

The Mathematics Department is a large team of subject specialists working together to put mathematical understanding and problem solving at the heart of the school.  Key Stage 3 Maths Students study Maths for 8 lessons per fortnight in Year 7 and 8. At Key Stage 3 we follow a Mastery curriculum which allows students to …

Careers, Education & Guidance

We want our students to fully understand the world of possibilities out there and make the most of their talents. We work hard to ensure that all our students have the opportunity to make informed decisions about their future. We aim to help develop students’ knowledge, understanding, confidence, and skills so that they make well-informed …