Grand Avenue School is hosting a parent support group on Monday 4th December. Click here for details. 

Post 16

Post 16 follows a life skills based curriculum which provides students with opportunities to build independence, confidence and also consolidate skills they have learnt in KS3 and KS4 with a focus on using these in everyday situations. As part of the curriculum students are offered the opportunity to take part in work experience in the local community or within the school. Subject areas offered to students at Post 16 include English (reading, writing, speaking & listening), Maths, household skills, leisure activities, community visits, PSE/RSE, PE, creative arts, gardening for pleasure, ‘Team Tuffnell’ and IT. For full details of the subject areas please see the below link for information on the curriculum and aims of the study.

Post 16 Curriculum

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

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On November 11th we marked Remembrance Day with the official unveiling of our Tommy statue. The statue was generously purchased by two students who donated their Jack Petchey Award funds to show respect for those whose lives have been impacted …

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Jack Petchey Award winners

On Monday 4th November 2019 students from St Philip’s and Bedelsford schools headed to Richmond Theatre to receive their Jack Petchey Achievement Awards for academic year 2018-19.  Jack Petchey Achievement Award winners are young people who have gone above and …

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