St Luke's Academy Learning & Education

Overview

The curriculum at St Luke’s Academy includes not only the formal requirements of the national curriculum, but also core skills and knowledge that all students will need in order to lead a successful adult life. Social aspects that are essential for lifelong learning are also an important part of our curriculum.

To successfully match students’ abilities to our curriculum, we are committed to:

  • Using encouragement and authentic praise to engage and motivate the students.
  • Using a range of engaging and interactive teaching and learning styles.
  • Differentiating learning materials and resources.
  • Using education health care plans effectively to support individual needs.
  • Continually assessing students’ learning through a range of methods, including marking in the moment.
  • Additional class support.
  • Additional out-of-class support.
  • Tailored interventions and support programmes.
  • Mentoring and therapy.
  • Assessment procedures that emphasise our students’ strengths and achievements.

Year 7 and 8

When students join St Luke’s Academy, they are assessed to identify their strengths and areas for development. We aim to develop the students’ knowledge and skills across our curriculum in a supportive, therapeutic, and encouraging way. There is a focus on English and maths, but we offer the students skills for life. Our students study:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Community and Citizenship
  • Topic — History, Geography, Science, and R.E.
  • Physical Education
  • Art and Design
  • Mechanics
  • Forest Schools
  • Food Technology
  • Design Technology

Year 9, 10, and 11

When the students enter KS4, they choose their options to gain a greater depth and knowledge in their chosen area of study. Alongside a focus of English and maths, we concentrate on a variety of vocational qualifications and GCSEs that aim to build on the students’ growing knowledge and skills.

The aim for St Luke’s Academy is for all of our students to leave with a range of skills and qualifications that provide them with opportunities for the next stage of their journey and support them in society. Our curriculum offer consists of:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Community and Citizenship
  • Physical Education
  • BTEC Sport
  • Art and Design
  • Catering
  • Mechanics
  • Woodland Management
  • Construction
  • Design Technology

Admissions for 2019/20

Curriculum

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