KS4 Curriculum

KS4 Curriculum

The students are aged 14-16 and are in years ten and eleven

The curriculum is based on a two year rolling programme.

The curriculum will comprise:

  • Discrete literacy lessons
  • Discrete numeracy lessons
  • Opportunities to teach functional literacy and numeracy skills in school and in the community
  • R.E
  • PSHE
  • Science
  • Computing
  • PE
  • Experiences of work
  • Residentials
  • Visits and experiences in the wider community e.g. theatre, bowling, swimming, laser combat

Non curricular activities

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Rebound therapy
  • Sensory experiences
  • Precision teaching (reading)
  • Makaton
  • Sensory diets
  • Physiotherapy
  • Counseling
  • Routes for Learning

Community links

  • Shops and cafes – life skills
  • Colleges – taster days
  • Local businesses – work experience
  • Charities – fund raising
  • Theatre visits
  • Local schools – sports events
  • Services – fire, police, magistrates court
  • Sexual health facilities
  • Leisure facilities
  • Local parks

Accreditation

Transition challenge

ASDAN

 

Years 10/11

P levels – level 1

5 modules – 8 activities from each module (evidence based)

Bronze silver gold Personal Development Programmes

WJEC

 

Years 10/11

Level 2+

Bronze – 6 credits (60 hours) + 3 skills sheets (plan/review x3)

Silver – 12 credits (120 hours) + 3 skills sheets (plan/review x3)

Gold – 18n credits (180 hours) + 3 skills sheets (plan/review x3)

English Entry Pathways

WJEC

 

Years 10/11

Entry 2 certificate modules

  • Exploring events and characters in audio visual texts x2 (3 credits)
  • Communicating experiences (2 credits)
  • Exploring poetry (2 credits)
  • Exploring narratives x2 (3 credits)
  • Exploring Shakespeare (3 credits)

 

Maths Entry Pathways

WJEC

 

Years 10/11

Entry 2/3 Award/certificate

Modules

  • Introduction to whole numbers
  • Working with whole numbers
  • Working with fractions
  • Using money
  • Working with 2D and 3D shape
  • Working with measures
  • Working with angles and position
  • Data handling

Science today – Entry Pathways

WJEC

 

Entry 2 or 3 certificate

Modules

  • Making useful compounds
  • Science and the human body
  • Science and the plant world
  • Variation and adaptation
  • Working with electrical circuits
  • Chemical products used in home and their environmental impact