Personal Development

The curriculum provided by the school extends beyond the academic and vocational subjects on offer and includes a range of strategies and programmes to support the development of students’ wider personal skills, designed to equip them to succeed in all aspects of modern life, within and beyond school.

Aspects of this personal development programme include:

•    Character programme for all students in Years 7 and 8
•    High quality careers education, advice and guidance for students in all year groups
•    PSHE programme to deepen students’ understanding of fundamental British values
•    Age-appropriate Relationships and Sex Education
•    SMSC programme focused on specific issues and themes throughout the year
•    Wide and varied extra-curricular programme
•    Promotion of equality of opportunity and diversity, including weekly Stonewall Club
•    Opportunities to discuss and debate topical issues
•    Wide range of trips and visits across all year groups
•    Promotion of making a positive contribution to society through fundraising for charities and good causes