Teaching & Learning

Curriculum

Curriculum

Our main priority at Elfed High School is to ensure the best possible experiences and outcomes for each student. Our goal is to create confident, enthusiastic and progressive learners who have the ability to cope with day to day challenges as effective lifelong learners. By offering diverse and rich experiences we create resilient, innovative, balanced and reflective learners.

Teaching &
Learning

We support our students to become ambitious capable learners, enterprising creative contributors, ethical informed citizens and healthy confident individuals.

Year 7

During Year 7, attention is given to key skills including Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Competence skills as well as the wider skills of Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation, Problem Solving, Planning and Organising and Personal Effectiveness. Opportunities are given to develop Resilience, Innovation, Balance (collaborative skills) and Reflection to improve students’ ability to become confident and skilled learners.

Teaching
in year 7

Year 8

We are keen to enrich the experiences of Year 8 and adapt the curricular plan to develop their experiences and outcomes by developing confident and skilled learners who will be prepared to step forward in Year 9 to make wise decisions in choosing their GCSE courses.

Attention is given to key skills including Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Competence skills as well as the wider skills of Critical Thinking, Creativity and Innovation, Problem Solving, Planning and Organising and Personal Effectiveness.

The Curriculum is organised as follows:

Teaching
in year 8

Year 9, Year 10 & 11

We are keen to enrich the experiences of Year 9 and adapt the curricular plan to develop their experiences and outcomes by developing confident and skilled learners who will be prepared to step forward in Year 10 to make wise decisions in choosing their GCSE courses.

In order to enrich the experiences of Year 9 2020-21, we will offer the opportunity for them to start studying the Skills Challenge Certificate during Year 9 focusing on Community Challenge. This will lead  to gaining a qualification at the end of Year 11.

Teaching
in Year 9, 10 & 11

Option booklet 2020

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