|Ms S Murkin||Head of English|
|Mr S Leverton||Whole-school Literacy Coordinator and Teacher of English|
|Mrs J Doyle||Teacher of English|
|Mrs C Wagg||Teacher of English|
|Mrs S Golding-Searle||Teaching Assistant in English|
|Mrs K Hagag||Learning Resource Centre Coordinator|
The APHS English curriculum seeks to meet the aims and scope of the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 National Curriculum. Further details of this can be found here:
The school curriculum seeks to provide outstanding personal development by supporting, promoting and instilling the values of APHS - Ambition, Pride, Happiness and Success. The English curriculum has the following intent:
|Ambition||To provide a challenging KS3 KS4 curriculum that stretches a child to think beyond what they believe they can achieve. To be ambitious learners.|
|Pride||To take pride in boh linguistic and literary accomplishments. To foster a love of reading and to write beautifully with good penmanship, vocabulary, spelling punctuation and grammar.|
|Happiness||To find joy in a good book and to develop the skills in creative writing, oracy and spoken language to enable students to articulate and express their feelings.|
|Success||To develop high literacy and the knowledge, sills and understanding in English Language and Literature that allow students to access further education, high education and a successful lifelong career in a field of choice.|
In 2018, progress in the English element of progress 8 was +0.48 and +0.29 for disadvantaged students. This placed outcomes in English at APHS in the top 20% of all schools nationally.
In 2019 provisional results, English progress remains positive with the progress of disadvantaged students equalling +0.29 which should also be place this result in the top 20% of all schools nationally.
In 2019, 75% of Students achieved at least a grade 4 in English and 59% of students achieved a grade 5 and above.