Curriculum

Introduction

Our curriculum at the Jewellery Quarter Academy is designed for our students to maximise their attainment.  We aim is to ensure they are ready for the next step in their education and the world of work. The curriculum is underpinned by an understanding that it is important that we develop our students to become responsible respectful ,confident, independent young people able to make a positive contribution to society.

The curriculum provides an innovative exciting learning experience for all of our students and has been planned to ensure they are all challenged throughout their time with us.

The main principles of the curriculum

The curriculum has been designed in order that:

  • Students have a personalised experience that inspires, motivates and challenges
  • Students literacy, numeracy and IT skills are constantly developed
  • Students experience a range of approaches to teaching and learning
  • British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect are consistently and regularly reinforced
  • Students understand the importance of making a contribution to communities
  • Students have the opportunity to work with different communities, business links and they experience educational visits
  • Students make informed and appropriate choices as regards to all aspects of their future

Outcomes

The curriculum has been designed in order that:

  • Students are challenged to achieve the highest grades possible in all subjects
  • Students develop their skills to be independent learners to prepare them for life in modern Britain
  • Students are skilled in literacy, numeracy and IT
  • Students have a range of choices for the next stages in their life
  • Students develop a set of moral values that allow them to make informed decisions about society and communities

Curriculum provision

 

Key Stage Three:

English

Science

Mathematics

Physical Education

Religious Education

Geography

History

French

ICT

Art

Drama

Music

Design and Technology (Textiles & Food)

 

Key Stage Four:

Core (All Students)

GCSE English Language

GCSE English Literature

GCSE Mathematics

GCSE Trilogy Science

Physical Education (non-exam)

Options

GCSE Geography

GCSE History

GCSE French

GCSE Art

GCSE Media Studies

GCSE Food Prep & Nutrition

GCSE PE

BTEC Sport

GCSE Music

BTEC Health & Social Care

GCSE Business Studies

OCR National Business & Enterprise

GCSE Drama

OCR National ICT

 

If you wish to find out any further information about the curriculum followed at The Jewellery Quarter Academy then please contact Mrs I Islam via the office on 0121 289 3944