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At our school we embrace a student-centred approach, tailoring lessons to accommodate individual needs. Our multi-sensory techniques ensure that every student is fully engaged, making learning an exciting and immersive experience. From exploring captivating literature to honing essential communication skills, our GCSE English Language curriculum empowers students to express themselves with confidence and fluency. We provide additional support, such as alternative methods of recording, and one-on-one guidance to ensure that all learners thrive. Furthermore, our qualifications range from entry level to GCSE, catering to diverse needs and abilities. Join us on this journey, where creativity and expression know no bounds!


Step into the captivating realm of GCSE Maths! At our school, we understand that maths can be challenging, especially for students with diverse learning needs. That’s why our experienced educators employ patient and personalized teaching methods, ensuring each student progresses at their own pace. Our multi-sensory approach transforms abstract concepts into tangible experiences, making maths accessible and enjoyable for all. From basic arithmetic to advanced problem-solving, our GCSE Maths curriculum equips students with essential numeracy skills for real-life applications. With hands-on activities, tangible resources, and one-to-one support, we empower our students to conquer the world of numbers with confidence and enthusiasm!


Welcome to the captivating world of Science at our school! Our inclusive approach to science education ensures that every student, regardless of their abilities, can explore the wonders of the natural world. Through interactive experiments, hands-on activities, and multi-sensory lessons, we aim to spark curiosity and ignite a passion for scientific inquiry. Our skilled educators provide tailored support and alternative methods of recording to accommodate diverse learning styles. Whether it’s discovering the intricacies of biology, the marvels of chemistry, or the mysteries of physics, our Science curriculum fosters critical thinking and empowers students to be curious, confident, and informed explorers of their environment. Join us on this scientific journey, where imagination knows no bounds, and the possibilities are limitless!

BTEC Construction

At our school, we offer a hands-on and practical approach to learning, tailored to suit the needs of our students. Through engaging workshops, real-world projects, and interactive simulations, we nurture the skills required in the construction industry. Our BTEC Construction programme emphasizes teamwork, problem-solving, and attention to detail, preparing our students for successful careers in this rewarding field. With the support of experienced instructors and access to state-of-the-art facilities, students gain valuable knowledge and experience to thrive in the construction world. Whether it’s designing, planning, or building structures, our BTEC Construction course empowers students to become skilled professionals in this ever-evolving industry.  Our students can become the builders of tomorrow!

Hair and Beauty

We embrace the art of self-expression and personal care. Our BTEC Hair and Beauty programme offers a creative and inclusive learning experience, catering to the diverse interests and talents of our students. Through hands-on practical sessions, industry insights, and expert guidance, we nurture the skills needed to excel in the dynamic hair and beauty industry. From hairstyling and makeup artistry to skincare and nail care, our students master a wide range of techniques. With a focus on inclusivity, our programme provides adaptable resources and personalised support, ensuring that every student can shine in their own unique way. Whether aspiring to be professional stylists or pursuing their passions, our BTEC Hair and Beauty course opens doors to a wide range of opportunities in this exciting and ever-evolving field.  Join us and unleash your inner artist, as we celebrate the beauty within and beyond!


We embrace the joy of music and creative expression! Our Inclusive Music programme is designed just for you. Through enjoyable activities, supportive teaching, and a warm community, we help you explore the world of music at your own pace. From trying out different instruments to discovering the magic of melodies, our programme is tailored to your needs. Our caring teachers and adaptable resources ensure that every student can experience the beauty of music in their own way. Whether you’re performing or creating, our Inclusive Music course opens doors to a world of musical possibilities. Come join us and let’s create harmonious moments together!

Food Tech

We delight in the world of culinary experimentation and innovation! We created our Inclusive Food Tech programme with you in mind. We’re here to help you learn to enjoy cooking at your own speed through practical cooking experiences, encouraging advice, and a kind community. Our programme is adapted to your preferences, from testing out various recipes to learning about nutrition and flavours. Every student will be able to appreciate the art of cooking in their own unique way thanks to our committed instructors and flexible resources. Our Inclusive Food Tech course opens doors to a world of tempting prospects, whether you’re cooking up delectable delicacies or exploring the culinary arts. Come and create delicious moments with us!


We warmly welcome the world of technology and innovation! Our Inclusive Computing course will enable you to experience the exciting world of computers at your own pace by providing engaging classes, constructive coaching, and a welcoming environment. Our programming is tailored to your interests, from understanding how computers work to coding and digital creativity. Thanks to our dedicated teachers and adaptable resources, every student may interact with the world of technology in their own unique way. Our Computing course offers doors to a world of endless digital possibilities.

NCFE Childcare:

Discover the heartwarming world of our Inclusive NCFE Childcare programme! Learn and have fun with interactive classes that show you how to take care of kids. You’ll find out about child growth, keeping kids safe, and fun activities. Our caring teachers and special tools help you explore childcare in your own way. If you’re excited about helping kids or curious about teaching, our NCFE Childcare course is the place to be. Come join us and let’s shape a loving future together.

ABA Boxing:

Step into the ring with our Inclusive ABA Boxing programme! It’s all about you and the excitement of boxing. Our interactive sessions will teach you the moves and techniques, while keeping things enjoyable. Learn how to box, stay fit, and build discipline. With our supportive coaches and unique training methods, you’ll explore boxing your own way.

Jigsaw PHSE:

Diving into our Inclusive Jigsaw PSHE programme holds immense significance. It’s all about you and your growth and will ensure that you’re equipped with crucial life skills and understanding. We provide interactive discussions and engaging activities that help you learn about yourself and the world around you. Explore topics like emotions, friendships, and staying safe. Our caring educators and special materials make sure you can explore PSHE in a way that suits you best.

NCFE Cooking

This programme offers hands-on cooking experiences and interactive lessons. Immerse yourself in the craft of preparing dishes full of flavour, discovering diverse tastes, and mastering vital kitchen techniques.

Under the guidance of our experienced instructors and enriched resources, you’ll enjoy the freedom to explore the culinary universe tailored to your preferences.

NCFE Sports Coaching

In this module, we don’t just train athletes; we forge resilient minds and determined spirits. Through the art of sports, students learn more than winning – they learn discipline, teamwork, and the exhilarating taste of pushing their limits.

This module isn’t just about physical prowess; it’s about honing life skills. Our coaches aren’t just trainers; they’re mentors guiding students to set goals, work hard, and stand tall in the face of challenges. As they sweat and strive, they find that victory isn’t just in scoring goals; it’s in becoming the best version of themselves.

Theraputic Art

The therapeutic art module at our school is designed to help students unlock their creative potential and explore their emotions through art. The program is tailored to meet the unique needs of each student with special needs and provides a safe, supportive environment for exploration and growth.

The art teachers at our school are trained professionals who use a variety of art mediums and techniques to support the development of motor skills, cognitive abilities, and emotional expression. The goal of this module is to help students gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their strengths, and their emotions, leading to improved self-esteem, confidence, and resilience.

The mindfulness module is a highly effective component of the curriculum at our school. It is designed to develop self-awareness, emotional regulation, and healthy cognitive patterns in our students. This module is a safe and supportive environment for students to practice mindfulness, develop stress management techniques, and explore meditation and yoga. We recognise our students often face challenges managing their emotions, and this module provides a platform for students to practice mindfulness techniques, such as guided meditation, relaxation exercises, and deep breathing, which can help calm and centre emotional distress. These activities can be a valuable tool in helping students develop emotional self-regulation and stress management skills, which are important for their overall wellbeing and success.
Social Skillls
The social skills module is designed to help students develop the social skills needed to interact successfully with others. The programme is tailored to meet the unique needs of each student and provides a safe and supportive environment for students to practice social skills such as conversation, teamwork, and problem-solving. This module helps students develop their communication and relationship-building skills, as well as learning to recognise and manage emotions effectively.
SMS Thrive
Thrive is a nurture base where students are encouraged to participate in activities that are tailored to their individual needs and interests. This can include a range of activities, such as art therapy, music therapy, and movement therapy. These activities help students explore their creative side, develop their communication skills, and connect with others in a supportive and accepting environment.

One of the key features of Thrive is its commitment to developing strong student-teacher relationships. The teachers are highly trained, dedicated, and patient. Overall, Thrive offers a unique and innovative programme that provides students with the extra support they need to succeed. It is an ideal environment for students to develop essential social and emotional skills, explore their interests, and build self-confidence.


“Basic and Key Skills Builder” is an innovative online learning platform designed to enhance essential skills in various subjects. It offers interactive modules in maths, language, arts, science, digital skills, and employability. Through engaging lessons and activities, BKSB aims to empower learners with foundational knowledge and practical abilities, helping them excel academically and professionally.

GL Assessment

Incorporating specialised assessments, GL Assessment shines a light on individual strengths and areas for growth, forming the foundation of our personalised learning approach. Through these insights, we craft a unique educational process that aligns with each pupil’s distinct needs. This fosters clear collaboration between teachers, parents, and pupils – nurturing potential, fostering confidence, and celebrating achievements.These personalised assessments encompass diverse subjects from maths to English, science, and social-emotional skills. Recognising diverse learning styles, our trained GL Assessment specialist caters to various needs and abilities, ensuring every pupil receives the necessary support, whether it’s reading challenges or processing difficulties. Integrated into our curriculum, the GL Assessment module is a vital tool, providing invaluable insights into our pupils’ strengths and growth opportunities.

NCFE Sports Fitness

Introducing the NCFE Sports Fitness module, where a love for active living takes centre stage. With a focus on health, movement, and athletic prowess, this dynamic programme empowers students to dive into the world of sports and fitness. Through engaging activities, students discover the joy of physical activity, from mastering sports techniques to understanding the importance of exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The NCFE Sports Fitness module isn’t just about sports; it’s about fostering a lifelong commitment to well-being and discovering the thrill of achieving personal fitness goals. Join us on this exhilarating journey of motion, vitality, and athletic discovery.

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