The Aims of the Curriculum
- To cater for pupils of all abilities and needs.
- To provide, within the school, different levels and styles of teaching appropriate to the abilities and aptitudes of all pupils.
- To stimulate all pupils including the most and least able.
- To offer a broad and balanced education for all pupils, regardless of gender, religion or ethnic origin.
- To encourage and nurture enthusiasm for learning.
- To develop lively, enquiring minds in our pupils, encouraging them to argue both rationally and courteously.
- To help pupils to acquire the understanding, knowledge and skills relevant to adult life and employment in a fast-changing world.
- To help pupils develop creative and aesthetic skills and appreciation.
- To help pupils to use language, mathematical and computing skills effectively.
- To develop in pupils, personal moral values, respect for religious values and tolerance of other religions, races and ways of life.
- To help pupils to understand, appreciate and contribute to the world in which they live.
- To promote effective links between home and school
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Hope View School operates in line with the National Curriculum which focuses upon the following areas:
Pupils are taught in small groups with a Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant.
The progress of pupils is monitored throughout the year by test and/or continuous teacher assessment.
Parents/carers are encouraged to discuss with the Headteacher, any problems or queries, as and when they arise. In addition, parent’s meetings are held at regular intervals to permit parents/carers to discuss in detail, their child’s progress in individual subjects.
Key Stage 2 & 3
- Religious Studies
- Physical Education
- Social Development – sex education, citizenship, careers education and PSHE
- Life Skills
- Forest School
Key Stage 4 & 5
- ICT – European Computer Driving Licence Qualification
- Physical Education Social Development – sex education, citizenship, careers education and PSHEE
- Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award
- Level 1 & 2 Diplomas in Catering, Construction and Land Based Studies in conjunction with Catch 22 Maidstone
- Level 1 Diploma in Horse Care in conjunction with Chalkhill Farm, Canterbury
In addition to all of the before a programme of Behaviour Management is delivered through assemblies and curriculum time as well as underpinning the ethos of the school.