The Ashley School Academy Trust
- Last Updated on 04 April 2014
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Our School Council say...
This is a great school which is special in lots of ways...
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Our Headteacher, Ms S Garrett...
Welcome to the Ashley School Academy Trust.We became one of the flagship Academies on 1st Sept 2011. I hope you enjoy finding out more about our school. You will see that staff and learners all work hard together to provide excellent learning opportunities to support all to develop and grow.
We are at the forefront of special education in the UK, and would welcome feedback about the school and the website please feel free to contact us via the contact us page. Of course, if there is anything in particular that you are looking for, please use our search facility, and our very latest news is shown at the bottom of this page.
- Last Updated on 27 March 2014
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In practice, The Ashley School is organised around a key stage approach to curriculum design and implementation. Although the school has pupils in the age range 9 – 16 (years 4 to 11), the pupils follow an integrated programme of core and foundation subjects that allows pupils to develop as they progress through the school. Throughout, pupils have opportunities to develop key skills in literacy and numeracy as well as more independent skills to prepare them for the Key Stage 4 Vocational Programme and Post 16 transition, most usually at Lowestoft College or Otley College. The school timetable is organised so that pupils, including those in primary can have specialist teacher subject input (for example Art, Design Technology, Physical Education and Music) from the very earliest age. In brief the curriculum structure can be seen below as well as the more detailed curriculum model.