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The Sussex Learning Trust aims to play an integral part in providing the highest possible educational opportunities for children and young people in Sussex via a network of Academies committed to partnership working for the benefit of pupils and students

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GCSE exam results 2017 maintained despite increased rigour!"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding" (Ofsted, 2017)..the school's culture of respect for all and positive relationships, summarised succinctly in "do your best and be nice" (Ofsted, 2017)Fantastic GCSE results! 85% English and 83% Maths despite the new grading system and increased expectations. Well done Class of 2017!OUTSTANDING! Effectiveness of leadership and management (Ofsted, 2017)OUTSTANDING! Personal development, behaviour and welfare (Ofsted, 2017)Would you like a tour of the Academy? If so, book a slot via our Reception Team on 01444 457881Fantastic results! 85% English and 83% Maths despite the new grading system and increased expectations! Well done class of 2017!“Governors and staff promote positive relationships combined with high aspirations for themselves and pupils” (Ofsted, 2017)

KEY STAGE 3

YEAR 7

Students follow the ACTIVATE 1 Course published by OUP. Pupils will all have the textbook available via their ipads

YEAR 8

Students follow the ACTIVATE 2 Course published by OUP. Pupils will all have the textbook available via their ipads

KEY STAGE 4 (YEARS 9,10 AND 11)

All students in years 9, 10 and 11 will have access to the AQA 9-1 text books (OXFORD) and associated resources via their ipads/PC

YEAR 9 (September 2017 onwards)

For year 9 all classes will study the curriculum aiming towards three GCSEs in BIOLOGY (8461), CHEMISTRY (8462) and PHYSICS (8463). Depending on progress it may be that later in year 10 some students will move towards completing the coordinated science which has less content and will count as two GCSEs: AQA SCIENCE (Trilogy 8464)

 

KEY STAGE 4 (YEARS 9,10 AND 11)

All students in years 9, 10 and 11 will have access to the AQA 9-1 text books (OXFORD) and associated resources via their ipads/PC

YEAR 9 (September 2017 onwards)

For year 9 all classes will study the curriculum aiming towards three GCSEs in BIOLOGY (8461), CHEMISTRY (8462) and PHYSICS (8463). Depending on progress it may be that later in year 10 some students will move towards completing the coordinated science which has less content and will count as two GCSEs: AQA SCIENCE (Trilogy 8464)

YEAR 10 (sept 2017 only)

Year 10 will study for either:A double GCSE (2) in coordinated science : AQA SCIENCE (Trilogy 8464)

OR

Three GCSEs in BIOLOGY (8461), CHEMISTRY (8462) and PHYSICS (8463)

 

YEAR 11 (Sept 2017 and Sept 2018 only)

Year 11 will study for either:A double GCSE (2) in coordinated science : AQA SCIENCE (Trilogy 8464)

OR

Three GCSEs in BIOLOGY (8461), CHEMISTRY (8462) and PHYSICS (8463)

ORGANISATION

KS3 (Years 7-9)

Year 7 and 8 are taught in their mixed ability teaching groups.

Year 9 will be taught in broadly banded ability groups

KS4 (Years 10 & 11)

Students are taught in ability sets where numbers of classes allow

Students studying for 2 Science GCSEs will have two teachers.

Students studying for Triple Science will have three teachers (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

EQUIPMENT

Please make sure that your child has the recommended stationary, including glue, scissors a 30cm ruler, a calculator  and coloured pencils. Pupils with long hair must be able to tie it back in practical lessons.