Students in years 7 to 9 follow the programme of study for Key Stage 3 and In years 10 and 11 students follow a personalised learning curriculum which includes GCSE’s, vocational and public examination syllabuses, college link courses and work experience.

At Cornfield School we aim to provide access to a variety of educational opportunities, which offer students challenge, enjoyment and success.  Students are admitted to the school with a wide range of experience, ability, knowledge and understanding. It is the school’s task to build upon this.  We also believe that every student has an entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum, thus equal access and opportunity, regardless of background, ability, gender or race, is ensured.

We recognise that the curriculum needs to be well matched to individual students’ needs and also that it needs to be personally challenging.  Students are helped to make progress at a pace appropriate to their abilities and needs.  Those experiencing difficulties in English and maths are given support in these subjects; students who are particularly able also have the opportunity for extra support.

Care has been taken to ensure that the curriculum is relevant to students’ present and future lives.  Work experience and college links are actively promoted in Key Stage 4, together with opportunities for Vocational awards and GCSE examinations.