Latest Ofsted Report
Penwith is judged to be Outstanding in all areas May 2015
Our individualised curriculum is designed to enable students to develop a sense of personal responsibility towards learning in collaboration with their teachers and support staff. Progress is monitored carefully and targets are designed to challenge and provide opportunity for progression.
Key Stage 2
Students in Key Stage 2 are placed in one of two primary classes, where there is a strong focus on emotional and social development, and on literacy. We provide a nurturing environment in which students will receive a full and varied curriculum based on the Inspire Curriculum, including: English, Maths, Science, Humanities, PSHE, Art, PE, and Land-based Studies.
Key Stage 3
Students in a Key Stage 3 group will receive a full and varied curriculum, based on the Inspire Curriculum, including: English, Maths, Science, ICT, PSHE, Art, Food Technology, Humanities, Land-based Studies and PE including Outdoor Education. Progress in Literacy remains a key focus during Key Stage 3. Some students will also have the opportunity to further enhance their curriculum by attending outside providers, where they are able to gain City & Guilds accreditation.
Key Stage 4
Students in a Key Stage 4 groups will be progressing towards various qualifications including: is English GCSE Literature/Language/Functional skills; Maths GCSE/Functional skills; Science GCSE ; Food studies GCSE; Art GCSE and PSD Asdan level 2 and BTEC vocational studies
The curriculum at Key Stage 4 is often highly individualized, with a number of pupils pursuing vocational accreditation in addition to GCSE qualifications.