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Foxwood Academy

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How we Organise Our Curriculum

Foxwood Academy is organised into three curriculum phases (Primary, Key Stage 3 and 14-19). Within each phase there are three pathways. This provides three clearly determined progression routes for individual children through the Academy.

Phase

Key Stage

Pathway

Pathway 1

Pathway 2

Pathway 3

Primary

EYFS, KS1 & 2

Foxcubs

 Hedgehogs

Rabbits

Squirrels

Key Stage 3

KS3

3F

3O

3X

3S

14-19

KS4 & Post 16

Group 5

Group 4

Group 3

Group 2

Group 1

 

There are currently four Primary classes, four Key Stage 3 classes and five 14-19 classes. Each class has a range of ages within the phase where students are placed according to ability and support requirements.

 

Primary – EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2

Students in the Primary phase of the Academy are aged between four and eleven years old.

Classes in all three pathways follow a Mainstream Primary School model where the class tutor delivers the majority of the curriculum at the appropriate level. Their curriculum consists of core timetabled lessons in English and Mathematics along with a range of other subject based learning.

Secondary – Key Stage 3

Students in Key Stage 3 are aged between eleven and fourteen years old.

The Pathway 1 and one of the Pathway 2 classes follow a Mainstream Primary School model where the class tutor delivers the majority of the curriculum at the appropriate level. The Pathway 3 and one of the Pathway 2 classes follow a Mainstream Secondary School model where the students move round to specialist classrooms and are taught by specialist subject teachers. The Key Stage 3 curriculum consists of core timetabled lessons in English and Mathematics along with a range of other subject based learning.

Secondary – Key Stage 4 and Post 16 (14-19)

Students in the 14-19 phase of the Academy are aged between fourteen and eighteen years old.

The Pathway 1 class follow a Mainstream Primary School model where the class tutor delivers the majority of the curriculum at the appropriate level. The two Pathway 2 and two Pathway 3 classes all follow a Mainstream Secondary School model where the students move round to specialist classrooms and are taught by specialist subject teachers. Their curriculum consists of core timetabled lessons in English and Mathematics along with a range of other subject based learning.

 

 

14-19 Core Curriculum Pathways 2021-2022

Group

Maths

English

1

GCSE

Level 1

Entry Level 3

GCSE

Level 2

Level 1

2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

GCSE

Level 1

Entry Level 3

3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

4

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

5

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

 

 

 


 

14-19 Non-Core Curriculum Pathway 2021-2022

Group

Science

Computing

Art

Creative

PSD

PE

1

GCSE Chemistry

Entry Level 3

Level 2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Option

GCSE

Entry Level 3

Option

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Level 1

Non-accredited

2

GCSE Chemistry

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Non-accredited

3

Entry Level

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 2

Non-accredited

Entry Level 2

Non-accredited

4

Entry Level

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Non-accredited

Entry Level 2

Non-accredited

5

Entry Level

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

Non-accredited

Entry Level 1

Non-accredited

 

 

 

14-19 Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Curriculum Pathway 2021-2022

 

Group

Employment

Independence

Community

Health

1

Option:

Work Placement in Academy / Motor Vehicle College Course / Gardening / Hospitality and Catering / Community Work Experience Placement

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

4

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 2

5

Horticulture - vegetable plot

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

 


 

Courses Available at Foxwood Academy (Key Stage 4 and Post 16)

Subject

Course

Awarding Body

Levels

English

GCSE English Language

AQA

GCSE (Grades 1-5)

Additional English Entry Pathways

WJEC

Entry Levels 2 and 3

Functional Skills in English

Pearson Edexcel

Entry Levels 2 and 3

Maths

Entry Pathways Mathematics Award/Certificate

WJEC

Entry Levels 2 and 3

GCSE Mathematics

Pearson Edexcel

GCSE (Grades 1-5)

Science

Entry Level Science Award/Certificate

AQA

Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

GCSE Chemistry

GCSE (Grades 1-5)

Art

 

 

Life and Living Skills (Art Accreditations)

Arts Award

Entry Pathways Art Award

OCR

Trinity college

WJEC

Entry Levels 1 and 2.

Entry Level 2

Entry Levels 2 and 3.

Music

Performance Arts

Life and Living Skills

WJEC

OCR

Entry Levels 2 and 3

Entry Level 3

Computing

Functional skills  

Digital Employability

Pearson Edexcel

OCR

Entry Levels 1, 2, 3, Level 1 and Level 2

Entry Level 3, Level 1

Preparing for Adulthood

Life and Living Skills Award/Certificate/Extended Certificate/Diploma

OCR

Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

PSD

PSD Award/Certificate

ASDAN

Entry Levels 1, 2, 3 and Level 1