Staff Team

Samantha Bailey-Price Additional Learning Curriculum Lead
Francis Domingo Teacher

Curriculum Aims

Through the curriculum, we want students to -

  • Acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of topics and concepts such as – laws and rules, justice, equality, freedom, rule of law, democracy, media, human rights, diversity and how the world around them works.
  • Develop skills and aptitudes such as critical thinking, expressing opinions, participate in community action and prepare them to play a full and active part in society.
  • Develop values and dispositions and address misconceptions that students have and facilitate discussions with different opinions and viewpoint.
  • Gain a better understanding of social issues in their local area, and be able to demonstrate the impact that their social action has had.

Core Content

What do we want students to know/be able to do?

  • To promote British values and cover various aspects of SMSC throughout the course, as well as promote literacy through developing extended written arguments and examining sources.
  • To understand how the world works, and encourage them to engage with current affairs and discussions on various social and political issues.
  • Study the ideas of community and diversity, discrimination and cohesion, voting and how the government system works, and how the legal system works.
  • To identify and address misconceptions, and make choices around their own participation within our society.