The Grange Academy has high expectations for all students and a commitment to excellence. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum which fulfils the requirements of the National Curriculum and enables students to realize their full potential through the provision of personalised curriculum pathways.
From years 7 to 11, every student’s achievement is continually assessed and at the end of each phase of assessments, their progress and attainment is evaluated and reviewed with a Grade Card being sent to parents and carers. Every child will begin their GCSE courses in Year 9 and complete them over three years, being examined in year 11.
If a student is keen and enthusiastic about music and would like to learn to play a musical instrument, the school will offer this provision which will be timetabled during the school day. If this opportunity is taken, please be aware that the school would appreciate your support in ensuring that 100% of the peripatetic lessons are attended and that your child will be expected to perform, with others, at a variety of school events.
Objectives that relate to the curriculum aims of The Grange Academy are:
1.That students should become aware of their abilities, thus develop them to their maximum potential.
2.That students should be aware of the needs of the community and be prepared to contribute fully to the life of the community.
3.That all students should be offered a curriculum that has breadth and depth. It must be tailored to each student and satisfy their requirements.
4.That students who leave The Grange Academy should be articulate, literate and numerate, and have lively, enquiring, independent minds.
5.That students who leave The Grange Academy should:
be confident in their dealings with adults and peers.
be able to develop good working relationships with others.
have knowledge of a wide range of cultures and through this come to respect the rights and needs of others.
be able to make good moral judgements.
have developed a love of learning that will last for the rest of their lives.
be adaptable enough to react to the needs of a fast changing world.