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

Blog

Path building: part 2

Students in year 11 have almost completed repairing the path. We have made great progress on the path – the end is in sight! Several other year groups have supported us – Y8, Y10 and Post16.  The wet weather recently …

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Stag Beetles!

Great news –  Stag beetles have settled in our Nut Walk! So far, our primary students have found two females (as seen in the picture) and a male which have larger pinchers. The male was found during wild time last …

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Mental Health Week

The importance of mental health and wellbeing is very important to us at St Philip’s. As the focus of mental health week is nature, we took the opportunity to go outside as much as we could! While outside we could enjoy …

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Art

Despite the obvious challenges of the last year or so three Year 11’s have managed to complete all the work necessary for their GCSE art. They have produced an impressive body of work ranging from silk painting, textiles, collage work …

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