Curriculum Overview

INNOVATIVE AND KNOWLEDGE-RICH CURRICULUM

At Trinity High School and Sixth Form Centre, we firmly believe that all children, irrespective of their starting point, are entitled to a broad and ambitious curriculum. To that end, we are delighted to offer an innovative and knowledge-rich curriculum, which enables every student to fulfil their potential and develop the all-important skills and qualities, which will help them to realise their talents and create their futures.

Our curriculum delivers vital subject knowledge which is complemented by an exceptional Broadening Horizons Programme which has been specifically designed to allow students to develop wider skills and attributes and develop their mastery of the world around them.

The curriculum is designed to give all students the opportunity to develop as enquiring individuals who feel valued and respected, so that they, in turn, learn to value those around them.

On this page you will find our Curriculum Statement of Intent and Curriculum Overview for our current curriculum model. This is complemented by an insight into our Personal Development Curriculum which supports the wider development of the whole child.

We operate a curriculum model with a broad and balanced Year 9 curriculum and then a two-year Key Stage Four programme. These programmes of study have been carefully crafted to ensure that they go beyond the requirements set out by the National Curriculum.

At the end of Year 9, students opt for subjects that they will study in Years 10 and 11 and they complete those subjects by the end of Year 11. Our highly flexible two-year curriculum delivered in Years 10 and 11 allows us to create personalised guided pathways for our students.

Our Personal Development Curriculum underpins our school culture and prepares students for life in modern Britain through the teaching of responsibility, respect, tolerance and acceptance in everything we do.

Curriculum Equality and Diversity

At Trinity High School, equality and diversity is promoted through an inclusive curriculum offer. We provide all of our students with the opportunity to succeed and to reach the highest level of personal achievement.

We shall achieve this by:

  • The promotion of equality of opportunity
  • Challenging discrimination in all areas of the curriculum
  • Ensuring that curriculum planning will take account of the needs of all and aligns with our HEART values.
  • Monitoring and evaluating curriculum provision so that it represents a diverse culture and society and encourages tolerance and respect.
  • Ensuring that the teaching methods used in the delivery of the curriculum will be diverse and appropriate for all needs and learning styles
  • Providing resources that reflect and promote equal access for all
  • Promoting cultural understanding and awareness through the content and delivery of the curriculum
  • Actively closing gaps in attainment and achievement between students for all groups of students; especially students eligible for Pupil Premium, students with special educational needs and disabilities, looked after children and students from minority ethnic groups.

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