CUL Academy always tries to provide a student with a court of study that they may have a particular interest in. Below are some of the other courses we have been able to offer as a result of student interest/ request.
CUL Academy offers a balanced curriculum, which is underpinned by exceptional teaching to ensure all learners are: Offered a variety of subjects, taught the right course at the right level, provided with a range of experiences and activities, fully prepared for exams, prepared for the world of work and future study, challenged, stimulated and supported to achieve the best that they can.
CUL engages pupils through: Dynamic teaching, collaborative working, stimulating experiences, effective feedback and accurate assessment.
We provide a broad curriculum relevant to young people’s needs in the 21st century. In all year groups emphasis is placed on the acquisition of skills, attitudes and knowledge which provide the basis for future study and success at work. We have high expectations and challenge all students to become independent learners who can take responsibility for their own work. Our curriculum design ensures that all students are: exposed to a depth and breadth of experience, provided with information, knowledge and understanding and encouraged to develop multiple skills and intelligences.
AREAS OF STUDY
- • Health & Safety (Level 2)
- • First Aid
- • English
- • Mathematics
- • Science
- • Business Studies
- • ICT
- • PE
- • ART
- • Citizenship
These, and potentially other areas of study, can be offered depending on students’ future plans.
- • Hair & Beauty (Offsite)
- • Motor Vehicle (Offsite)
- • Childcare (Offsite)
- • Sport (Offsite)
- • Catering
- • Hospitality
All students will be challenged to achieve the highest levels of achievement and no student will be expected to leave CUL Academy without having achieved at least 5 GCSE equivalents including English and Maths. All CUL Academy students will be expected to progress onto further education, training, apprenticeships or work.
We want all students to enrich their learning beyond the classroom. We offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities and trips. Thee extend students’ learning and experiences and are often linked to work done in the classroom but not exclusively.
At CUL Academy, we want our students to be exposes to new experiences to widen their view of the world and their place in it.
All students engage in a wide range of work related activities including work experience, industry days and mock interviews. Students follow a structured programme starting at Year 9 which supports the options process in Year 9, work experience in Year 10 and transition to Further Education or employment in Year 11. The school has strong links with businesses, which supports the programme. All students will be assisted in: broadening their career options, investigating potential career paths and preparing: applications, CVs, personal statements and development personal presentation skills.