Curriculum

Introduction

At Woodlands we are constantly striving to ensure that our teaching is excellent and that our curriculum meets the needs of all of our learners.

Curriculum vision

Our creative, challenging and inspiring curriculum will build a strong foundation for an ever changing future. We aim to provide learners with the ability to communicate with others and think for themselves, to become successful, responsible citizens who actively participate in the wider society.

Key Stage 3 curriculum

The curriculum at KS3 provides a broad and balanced education in academic, practical and creative subjects.

Year 7 Curriculum

  • English Maths and Science
  • Challenge Inspire Achieve (a combination of History, Geography and RE with a focus on learning skills)
  • Design Technology
  • MFL (Spanish and French)
  • PE
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Music
  • Computing

Year 8 & 9 Curriculum

  • English, Maths and Science
  • Design technology
  • History, Geography and RE
  • Computing
  • MFL (Spanish or French)
  • PE and Dance
  • Art, Music and Drama

In year 9, students elect to study 2 out of the 4 Arts subjects.

The daily curriculum is enhanced further through our enrichment opportunities including our creative theme days.

Year 10 & 11 Curriculum

In years 10 and 11 students continue with the core offer:

  • English Language, English Literature, Maths and Science
  • PE
  • RE

Students can then select from a wide range of other courses which include:

  • Art
  • Ancient History
  • Catering
  • Child Care
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Media
  • Music
  • PE
  • Photography
  • Resistant Materials
  • Spanish
  • Textiles
  • Travel and Tourism

Student Resources

At Woodlands, we work tirelessly to try to ensure that our students get the best possible curriculum and support.  We try to extend this beyond the normal school hours, by scheduling Homework Club, Homework Detentions (where students have been given a detention for not completing homework) and by publishing our resources on the internet and subscribing to educational content.

The pages in this section are to help extend the curriculum beyond the school gates and make the curriculum resources more accessible to all students.

Students and parents can download the curriculum book for each year group from the links on the left.

Students can also access the online platform by clicking on any of the sliding links on the right.

Google Apps for Education

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Manga High

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Doddle

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Accelerated Reader

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My Maths

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