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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 results 2019: 32% of grades achieved were the top 9-7 grades!OUTSTANDING: Personal development, behaviour and welfare (Ofsted, 2017)“Governors and staff promote positive relationships combined with high aspirations for themselves and pupils” (Ofsted, 2017)"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding" (Ofsted, 2017)GCSE results 2019: English, 87% / Maths 80% achieved a grade of 9-4OUTSTANDING: Effectiveness of leadership and management (Ofsted, 2017)..the school's culture of respect for all and positive relationships, summarised succinctly in "do your best and be nice" (Ofsted, 2017)GCSE results 2019: The proportion of students who achieved both English and Maths at grade 9-4 is a truly impressive 77%!GCSE results 2019: 80% of students achieved grades 9-4 in 18 subjects

 

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.

KS4 (Years 9, 10 & 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 

For year 9 all classes will study the curriculum aiming towards three GCSEs in AQA BIOLOGY (8461), CHEMISTRY (8462) and PHYSICS (8463).Students will be given the option to choose their year 10 and 11 science route at the end of year 9. The choice will be between 1.studying for three separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. 2. Studying for two combined GCSEs in science (including biology, chemistry and physics content; AQA combined science (Trilogy 8464). Most students currently choose to study for three GCSEs 

YEAR 10 and 11

Following their choice at the end of year 9 students are all in science lessons for 10 hours per fortnight. Most classes are working towards three GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Some classes will be working towards a combined double award GCSE in combined science (trilogy)

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KS3 (Years 7-8)

Year 7 and 8 are taught in 10 mixed ability teaching groups. The classes change at the start of year 8 but are still mixed ability.