MFL & Humanities
|Mrs F Lagrange||Director of Learning for MFL and Humanities|
|Mrs R Frary||Assistant Principal and Teacher of History & Psychology|
|Mrs E Thornton||Lead Teacher of History|
|Mrs D Johnson||Teacher of Geography|
|Mr A Ogle||Principal and Teacher of Geography|
|Mrs R Brown||Teacher of Spanish|
|Mr B Arrowsmith||Teacher of RS|
|Mrs K Hagag||Teacher of KS3 History and RS|
The MFL and Humanities curriculum seeks to meet the aims and scope of the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 National Curriculum in the subject areas of:
The school curriculum seeks to provide outstanding personal development by supporting, promoting and instilling the values of APHS - Ambition, Pride, Happiness and Success.
The MFL and Humanities curriculum has the following intent:
|Ambition||To develop confidence and aim high towards academic study in Ebacc subject areas. To encourage as many students as possible to study at KS4 and beyond.|
|Pride||To feel recognised for achievement, effort and progress. To take pride in local and national history and explore our geographical, economic and cultural relationship with other European and global communities.|
|Happiness||Students to be praised and rewarded for their efforts. To undertake a range of extra-curricular opportunities and experiences which form lifelong memories.|
|Success||To develop critical thinking, linguistic skills, and social skills which enable students to become a better citizen of the world. To enable students to progress onto A-Level study in facilitating subjects necessary for future success.|
The MFL and Humanities faculty makes a significant contribution to the Open Element of the Progress 8 Performance Measure.Using ALPS KS4 benchmarks, the faculty has also produced the following outcomes:
- French – Results that have consecutively been ‘Excellent’ and ‘Outstanding’ outcomes that are in the Top 10% of all providers.
- Spanish – A highly popular option with consistently ‘good’ outcomes
- Geography – Consistently improved outcomes which are now ‘Excellent’ and in the Top 25% of all providers.
- History - Consistently ‘Very good’ and ‘Excellent’ outcomes which have consecutively been in the Top 25% of all providers.
- Religious Studies – Results that have consecutively been regarded as ‘Very good’ and ‘Excellent’ and in the Top 25% of all providers.
Key Stage 3 is delivered in Year 7, 8 and 9 across three years. Students will then undertake their options process during year 9, after which Key Stage 4 is formally delivered in Year 10 and 11 across two years.
At Key Stage 4, the faculty provides the following curriculum offer:
- Edexcel GCSE French
- Edexcel GCSE Spanish
- Edexcel GCSE Geography
- WJEC Eduqas GCSE History
- Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies