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 IT

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

Curriculum Intent

The purpose of D&T is to develop passionate designers & engineers who are active agents of change in an advancing technological and mindful society. D&T is the bridge between arts, science, maths and business – it brings together creativity, innovation and enterprise in an applied way.

The purpose of Cooking and Nutrition is to equip learners with the necessary life skills to be able to prepare and cook healthy and nutritious meals and to be able to make informed choices about their diet and lifestyle.

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Drama and Theatre

Curriculum Intent
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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Languages

Curriculum Intent
In Languages we teach our students to speak another language, we develop their confidence and communication skills, we teach them to appreciate other cultures and prepare them for the international world in which they will be living and working.

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