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KS3

All pupils will study the full range of subjects listed in the table here. Time allocated is balanced across subjects to ensure pupils receive a broad provision that allows them to make the best possible choices for their studies at Key Stage 4 and ensure transition back to mainstream schools. There is a focus on English and Mathematics to ensure that rapid progress is made in literacy and numeracy, facilitating access to the rest of the curriculum, including all GCSE courses. 

Schemes of learning actively promote the constructive use of ICT and embed enterprise and skills into pupils’ learning (supported by the LORIC skills developed through the PIXL Edge programme). They include a series of knowledge, skills and understanding statements against which progress can be measured, as well as a clear indication of where progress will be assessed and improvements to learning made.

Prior Attainment / Baseline Data

Pupils prior attainment data such as SATS - or those who were able to access national tests. 

KS2 Score 90+ 

Reading, spelling and comprehension age that is similar to chronological age

Pupils who have prior attainment data such as SATs -or those who were able to access national tests.

KS2 Score of 80 - 90

Reading, spelling and comprehension age is slightly lower to chronological age by 3 or more years.

Pupils who have either no prior attainment data such as SATS - or those were unable to access national tests.

Reading, spelling and comprehension level is significantly lower than chronological age by 5 or more years.

Depends on the cognitive ability of the pupils and their starting point/age at the alternative provision - usually varied.

Courses

Core: English, Maths, PSHE, SMSC, SLCN, Careers.
Options: PE, Art, Science, Food Technology, Geography/History, ICT
Core: English and Maths, PSHE, SLCN, Careers. N/A
Motor Vehicles - Wiltshire College pre 16 Motor Vehicles - Wiltshire College pre 16 N/A

Qualifications

GCSE

Pixel Edge: Apprentice, Graduate, Master, ELC/FS

Entry Level

Pixel Edge: Apprentice

Entry Level
F Skills
GCSE

Expected Progress

2 - 3 sub levels: sub grades of progress / 1 whole grade / level of progress in one academic year

+2 or +3

2 sub levels of progress: sub grades of progress in one academic year

2

1 sub level: sub grade in one academic year / or gains in reading, spelling, SALT age
1

Progress will be measured by one or more of the following: 

Levels / grades of progress, improved attendance, behaviour, engagement in education. 
On track for post 16 provision

Skills

Leadership

Organisation

Resilience

Initiative

Communication