Category Archives: Curriculum Intent

Engineering

Our Curriculum Intent    Engineering derives from the word ‘Ingenium’ meaning cleverness. Using this as our class mantra, it is the intention that all students taking Engineering at Clayton Hall Academy learn independent thought in order to tackle real work problems by creating feasible solutions. The course is designed to track industry practices, standards and […]

Construction

Our Curriculum Intent  Studying Construction at Clayton Hall Academy provides learners with an introduction to the construction industry and develops learners’ practical abilities for three selected skills from, brickwork, joinery, plumbing, electrics and painting and decorating. This course helps learners understand the relationship between the construction process, the planning of construction projects and construction site […]

Computer Science

Our Curriculum Intent  Computer Science at Clayton Hall Academy is the study of processes that interact with data and that can be represented as data in the form of programs. It enables the use of algorithms to manipulate, store and communicate digital information. Information technology is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit and […]

Business Studies

Our Curriculum Intent  At Clayton Hall Academy the Business curriculum has been written to develop resilient, independent and confident students who have practical skills, analytical knowledge and evaluative understanding of the World of Business. Through the delivery of GOLD standard lessons students will develop their knowledge of the creation, growth and success of businesses in […]

21st Century Technologies

We are today and the future. How can designers and technologists make life better and easier for people and what are our digital methodologies for doing this? In 21st Century Technology you will learn skills for life be they digital or hand, planning or evaluating, creative or logical. We instil a working ethos that links […]

RE

At Clayton Hall Academy, the International Studies Faculty has been established to serve the needs of the community by nurturing a multi-lingual, multi-literate and multi-cultural experience, preparing students to be thoughtful, engaged and educated citizens of a globally aware society. This is underpinned by Gold Standard Quality First Teaching meaning high quality inclusive teaching, together […]

French

Our Curriculum Intent  At Clayton Hall Academy, the MFL Department has been established to serve the needs of the community by nurturing a multi-lingual, multi-literate and multi-cultural experience, preparing students to be thoughtful, engaged and educated citizens of a globally aware society. The MFL curriculum is sequenced so that language skills are constantly revisited and […]

History

Our Curriculum Intent   The History curriculum at Clayton Hall Academy is a challenging, knowledge-rich curriculum that purposefully revisits concepts and skills taught by being arranged as a 5-year spiral curriculum. Through this structure, students are constantly recalling information and skills previously taught and making links throughout and across the various units studied. This promotes resilience […]

Geography

Our Curriculum Intent   A high-quality geography education at Clayton Hall Academy will inspire our students to be curious and fascinated about the local community and the wider world. Students will gain knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deeper understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. […]

International Studies

Being a learner in the International Studies Faculty creates opportunities to have the world opened up to you! We are passionate about the part we play in this – giving you, our students, a ‘toolbox’ brimming over with tools that will support you throughout your entire life journey. As quoted by the great man, Shakespeare, […]