Foxwood Academy

Foxwood Academy

  1. Our Curriculum
  2. How We Organise Our Curriculum

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

Endeavour

Enterprise

Discovery

Atlantis

Challenger

 

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 2022-2023

Group

Maths

English

Challenger

GCSE

Entry Level 3

GCSE

Entry Level 3

Atlantis

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Discovery

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Enterprise

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 2

Endeavour

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

 

 

 


 

14-19 Non-Core Curriculum Pathway 2022-2023

Group

Science

Computing

Art

Creative

PSD

PE

Challenger

GCSE

Entry Level 3

Level 2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Option

GCSE

Option

Level 1

Level 1

 

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Atlantis

GCSE

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Level 1

Entry Level 3

Discovery

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 2

Arts Award

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Enterprise

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 1

Arts Award

Entry Level 3

Endeavour

Non-accredited

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 1

 

 

 

14-19 Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Curriculum Pathway 2022-2023

 

Group

Employment

Independence

Community

Health

Challenger

Option:

Gardening / Hospitality and Catering / Community Work Experience Placement

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 3

Atlantis

Discovery

Option:

Gardening / Hospitality and Catering / College Course - Creative Arts

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Entry Level 2

Enterprise

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 2

Endeavour

College Course - Creative Arts

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)

Functional Skills in English

Pearson Edexcel

Entry Levels 2 and 3, Level 1

Additional English Entry Pathways

WJEC

Entry Levels 2 and 3

Maths

GCSE Mathematics

Pearson Edexcel

GCSE (Grades 1-5)

Entry Pathways Mathematics Award/Certificate

WJEC

Entry Levels 2 and 3

Science

GCSE Chemistry

AQA

GCSE (Grades 1-9)

Entry Level Science Award/Certificate

Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

Art

GCSE Fine Art

GCSE (Grades 1-5)

Entry Pathways Art Award

WJEC

Entry Levels 2 and 3

PE

Physical Education

 OCR

Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

Creative

Arts Award

Trinity College

Entry Level 3

Computing

Functional Skills  

Pearson Edexcel

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

Digital Employability

 OCR

Entry Levels 2 and 3 

 Computer Science

 Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

Preparing for Adulthood

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

Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

PSD

PSD Award/Certificate

ASDAN

Entry Levels 1, 2, 3 and Level 1