Curriculum Overview

At Everest Community Academy we offer a broad and balanced curriculum and as a school encourage each student’s particular abilities to ensure that no child slips through the net. The school’s ethos is simple - our students are at the heart of everything we do and we truly believe that every child can achieve.

 

KS3

This covers years 7 & 8 with students choosing their GCSE pathway at the end of year 8 so that they are ready to embark on their GCSEs from year 9. This change in our curriculum may differ from other local schools but we feel has significant long term benefits on the progress and attainment of our students.

 

Core subjects in KS3 are English, Mathematics & Science.

Subjects also studied Art, Geography, RE, History, Food Technology, PE, Computing, Dance, Drama, French, German, Spanish, Triple science.

 

KS4

Students are guided through the pathways process during year 8. There are some subjects that are compulsory and these are contained in the core block.

 

Core subjects are: English, Mathematics, Science, RS and either BTEC Sport or Health & Social Care.

 

The remainder of curriculum time is individual and personalised; students get four option choices. During the options process students are given bespoke guidance on which pathway best suites them. Pathways vary between individuals, year groups and are dependent on the cohort.

 

Pathways subjects: Computing, History, Geography, 3D Design, Food Technology, Dance, Drama, Photography, French, German, Spanish, Triple Science, Fine Art.

 

To find out more information about the curriculum please refer to our subjects page or contact the schools reception, we would be happy to discuss in more detail.

School
Ambassadors 6

Harley

Harley

Year 9
''I really enjoy attending Everest every day, its a great place to come to school. My favourite subject is Drama''
Mr John

Mr John

Head of Year
''I have received so much support, advice and training which has helped me to develop my teaching and open doors to further my career''
Isabelle

Isabelle

Humanities Star
''My favourite thing about  school are the lessons; they are really fun and engaging''
Mrs Edwards-Peal

Mrs Edwards-Peal

Everest Learning Team
'As part of the ELT I contribute to the development of learning. My role includes developing new ideas for the classroom to accelerate pupil progress'  
Laney

Laney

Sports Captain
''The sports facilities at Everest are excellent, allowing us to experience a wide range of sports. I am proud to represent the school as a sports captain''
Kai

Kai

EPIC Member
''As a member of EPIC I listen to the student voice and help the staff make decisions on how to further improve our school''
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