Summer term 2021
In Red Class, we aim to create a curriculum for each student that supports their longer-term educational and vocational aspirations and gives them daily opportunities to make progress on their personal goals in the context of studying and classroom participation. For all students who have not already passed Maths and English as GCSE level 4 or above, each student's curriculum will include a large proportion of Maths and English, working either directly towards exam specifications or within the context of another personally motivating school / college subject.
The curriculum also includes structured sessions relating to Personal Development each week, incorporating aspects of RSE, PHSE and Preparation for Adulthood, relevant to the ages of the students and to their current situation of rehabilitation following life-changing illness or injury. Personal Development is also incorporated into all aspects of classroom-based learning as students are supported to reflect and learn from challenges as they arise.
Although we are currently limited in how we can group students due to COVID 19 infection control policies, students are encouraged to interact, support and have fun with their peers as a means to build social confidence, self-esteem and social communication skills with other young people who are also facing significant changes and new challenges in their lives.