West Zone Information

West Zone comprises of seven classes working with pupils across the secondary phase:

Red – Year 11
Orange – Year 11
Yellow – Year 11
Green – Year 10
Blue – Year 10
Indigo – Years 7, 8 and 9

Pupils have five lessons a week with their tutor. This is an opportunity to review targets and progress and to focus on the elements of the SPICE curriculum. (Social, Physical, Intellectual, Creative and Emotional.) Pupils also access an enrichment lesson at the end of every day and the choices available for the pupils depend on how many ‘green’ lessons they earn in each lesson during the day.

The core curriculum comprises of: English, maths, science, ICT, PSHE, food technology and a physical or creative choice.

Pupils in years 10 and 11 also choose two GCSE choices from: art and design, child development, music, health and fitness and resistant materials.

Pupils may have the opportunity to take part in off-site activities. This is based on interest, ability and personal circumstances. These activities include:
• City College (Hairdressing, Motor Vehicle Mechanics)
• Dumbleton (Cycling)
• FLE (Fishing)
• Green Light (Carpentry)
• Motivational Preparation College (Fitness, PSD, Public Services)
• Prince’s Trust, Achieve Programme(PSD)
• Riverside Learning (Health and Safety in the Workplace, Working in a Team and Construction)
• SEED (BTEC Workskills through outdoor and adventurous activities)
• Workmobility (Mechanical work)
• Work placements
• YOS (Creative Arts Award)

For more information on the individual external provision, please visit our Partners page in the Information tab.


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