Course Category: Core

Science

ScienceSubject Overview We believe that the purpose of Science education for all is to enable all students to make moral, ethical and educated predictions about the world around them. Students will use terminology suitable to their level of study in order to make, describe, explain and evaluate these predictions. Through Science at Waddesdon students will [...]

Religious Studies

Religious StudiesSubject Overview Who am I?  Why am I here?  What do I desire?  How then shall I live? Religious Studies at Waddesdon Church of England School aims to ensure that each student achieves his/her potential and develops a profound understanding of religious, moral and spiritual concepts and issues. The RS curriculum aims to deepen [...]

Enrichment/SEND

Enrichment/SEND Overview Curriculum Teachers At Waddesdon we support and value the abilities of all our students. It is our duty to provide equal opportunities for every person in our care and a safe and fully equipped learning environment which caters to the needs of every student as an individual. We are committed to inclusion within [...]

Citizenship & PSHE

Citizenship & PSHE Overview Curriculum Teachers Subject Overview ‘Citizenship and PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic education) at Waddesdon Church of England School provides a vital foundation for the personal development of young people preparing them for adult life.’ Citizenship at Waddesdon School gives students a voice, an opportunity to learn about global issues and [...]

English

EnglishSubject Overview We aim to instil students with confidence, to nurture in them an appreciation of the power of language and to encourage them to cultivate a lifelong love of literature. We believe this is most likely to happen when students and teachers demonstrate empathy, kindness and mutual respect in English classrooms. Students read a [...]

Mathematics

MathematicsSubject Overview Mathematics is at the core of the curriculum, providing a platform upon which other subjects can develop. The topics covered at KS3 are continued and extended in greater depth at KS4 and KS5. Mathematics is a life skill and we want students to function numerically in the world. Extra-curricular activities are arranged to [...]