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Curriculum information

"Pupils’ academic achievements, especially in literacy, communication and mathematics, are given a high priority. Although none of the pupils have been at the school long, they are all achieving well."

Ofsted, June 2014

A full curriculum

Clay Hill School follows the National Curriculum, with the exception of Modern Foreign Languages which can be arranged through our partnership with local mainstream school Noadswood School. Subjects covered in the curriculum include:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • RE
  • Food Technology
  • DT
  • Art
  • Music (1:1 with peripatetic teacher)
  • PSHE
  • Citizenship

We also offer our pupils additional periods in:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Accelerated handwriting

Working towards qualifications

As a school, we have high expectations for all the young people in our care. We offer a range of nationally-recognised qualifications so that pupils can choose the pathway that best suits their abilities and interests. These include:

  • GCSE
  • English
  • Maths
  • Food Tec
  • Science
  • Art
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Entry Level
    • English
    • Maths
    • Science
  • Functional Skills
    • English
    • Maths
  • ASDAN Bronze & Silver awards
  • AQA unit awards
    • Variety of non-examined subjects
    • Outdoor/enrichment education

Clay Hill School believes in creating an individual learning package around a young person, not in getting pupils to ‘fit in’ to a pre-existing timetable. If a pupil has a strong interest in a particular subject field, we will look to bring in specialist external tuition for them in that area.