We will continue with this and will continue to review its impact on the outcomes of our learners.
- The curriculum model provides quality, breadth, depth and reach that enables all students to achieve and progress further. The curriculum reflects the school’s integrity and is designed to meet the needs and aspirations of all students, regardless of ability and school performance measures.
- Students enjoy a greater personalised curriculum that provides them with learning experiences, opportunities and qualifications that will serve them for the rest of their lives.
- RIAB have developed a Key Stage 4 curriculum that has allowed us to increase our academic offer including a wider access to science, another language and greater access to the arts subjects and subjects not previously studied at Key Stage 3.
- Having a 3-year key stage 3 allows us to offer a broader range of academic subjects in which our students are able to study.
- Departments have reviewed both their Key Stage 3 schemes of work and pedagogical approaches to further improve teaching and learning.
- Departments at RIAB can begin Key Stage 4 programmes of study with skills development, which complement and enhance the knowledge content.
- We promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of students and society.
- We prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.
- We make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)
Our school continuously improve your curriculum through teacher feedback and the development of best practices. It allows us to gather data on what is actually being taught and what students are actually learning. Teachers are able to stay organised and have a framework for daily lesson planning. We create curriculum maps for each subject and grade level.
- To review the curriculum to check for redundancies, inconsistencies, misalignments, weaknesses, and gaps
- Identifies what students have learned, allowing teachers to focus on building on previous knowledge
- Teachers gain a more thorough understanding of the curriculum by associating learning goals to the standards, resulting in improved practice
- Enables a better understanding of how we can build on what our students already know while minimizing gaps and repetition in the district wide curriculum
- Provides a review of assessment methods
- Teachers gain greater insight into curriculum structures, student progress throughout the discipline, and awareness of curricular content
- Teachers feel more comfortable contributing to the curriculum taught in their classroom, reducing their reliance on textbooks
- Documents the relationships between the required components of the curriculum and the intended student learning outcomes.