Curriculum Content Overview
English is one of three core subjects and is therefore considered to be “academically and culturally essential” in a student’s learning. The English Faculty at Attleborough Academy aims to sustain and stimulate each student’s curiosity, interest and enjoyment in English whilst developing a rigorous and supportive programme which will prepare pupils for GCSEs and for future life. Students are enabled and encouraged to develop confident communication skills and a wide, informed appreciation of literature both past and present.
English is taught in mixed ability sets in KS3 by a group of experienced subject specialists. These teachers provide differentiated, mixed ability teaching to ensure that all students, from the weakest to the most able, are supported, stretched and challenged. These sets are reviewed regularly throughout each year. At Key Stage 4, setting by ability will be more evident.