Departments

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Art & Photography

Curriculum Intent
In this ever-increasing visual world, it is important for everyone to learn how to communicate their ideas effectively. We aim to develop creative learners, who are confident in expressing themselves independently in a range of visual media.

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Business and Economics

Curriculum Intent
The aim of the Business and Economics Department is to equip students with a broad understanding of the world of business and economics, by applying subject concepts to real-world issues. We promote a ‘Can-do’ attitude; and through learners’ curiosity, reflection, independence and grit, true potential is fulfilled – creating business and economic leaders of the future!

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Careers & Work-Related Learning

We are committed to providing a range of opportunities, experiences and resources to enable students in Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 to help them engage with their future life after Edgbarrow.

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Computer Science and I.T.

Curriculum Intent
The aim of IT and Computer Science is to develop young people who are digitally literate, resilient and have problem-solving skills. Students will develop transferable skills to use across the curriculum, and in the wider world.

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Design & Technology

Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject where students use their creativity and imagination to design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts.

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Drama and Theatre

Curriculum Intent
In Drama, we intend to inspire our students to develop their acting skills, be creative and be resilient and reflective not only in the subject but as a person. This will enable them to be effective performers as well as kind and well-rounded members of the community.

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English

Curriculum Intent
The purpose of English is to help students with effective and confident communication as well as being resilient in their approach to learning.
Our English students will be analytical and perceptive in their critical appreciation of different texts and will develop empathy and perseverance.

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Geography

Curriculum Intent
Geography helps students understand the awe and wonder of the world, their place in it and how they can have a positive impact at a local, national and global scale. Geography is essentially the study of everything!

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History

Curriculum Intent
To create a passion to understand days, people and events that have shaken the world.

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Library

The Library is a central learning resource for the whole school.

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