Our curriculum is designed to prepare our children to develop their substantive knowledge and prepare them for adulthood. We are unrelenting in our focus for positive outcomes and this is supported by our ambitious and personalised curriculum and rigorous assessment.
“The exceptional curriculum is innovative and inspirational. Meticulously careful planning ensures that the needs of each pupil are addressed.” Ofsted 2019
We are very proud of the outcomes for our pupils
Learners leave with Entry level qualifications in English, Maths, Science, ICT. Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills qualifications are achieved for pupils where appropriate. In addition, GCSE English Language, English Literature, Maths and Science (double award) are offered to KS4 and KS5 learners where appropriate and a range of BTECs at level 1 and 2
In 2021-22, learners left with between 1 to 6 qualifications at GCSE/BTEC levels. All learners choose from one of Performing Arts, Creative Media, Sport, Art and Design and Health and Social Care BTEC Techs and all Y11 learners achieve either level 1 or 2 BTEC Home Cooking Skills.
Learners in WAVEE study BTEC Vocational Studies, Work skills and improve their GCSE and Functional Skills grades, BTEC Entry Levels Pre-Vocational/Vocational Study and improve their Entry Level qualifications and professional based qualifications based upon their employment flight paths.
Our school are proud of the employment outcomes for year 14 pupils where 73% entered into employment opportunities in 2021-22. The remaining students continue in training opportunities linked to their qualifications achieved at either Year 11 or Post -16. This far exceeds the National Trend for outcomes for SEND pupils year on year.
Our school passed all external exam compliance visits (AQA and EdExcel boards as well as JCQ inspections). Standards verification is consistently highly positive with any recommendations quickly acted upon.
We are an accredited Basic Skills Quality Mark for both Primary and Secondary school. This recognised the schools drive in delivering their provision, practice and performance in literacy, numeracy and ICT.
How do we assess the whole child at Abbey
DFE published Data (Post Academy conversion)