We have high expectations for all our students
The Resistant Materials curriculum enables them to become:
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|Responsible citizens||Effective contributors||Successful learners||Confident Individuals|
Examples of how the curriculum enables student’s to achieve these characteristics:
|Students are taught about sustainability and the importance of protecting the environment. Projects are linked to the upcycling of unwanted products. The 6 R’s are embedded throughout students learning in all year groups.|
Health and safety within the workshops reinforces the need for all students to be responsible.
|Students learn in a purposeful learning environment where everyone has the confidence to effective contribute during question and answer sessions, class discussions and in practical demonstrations.||Through structured learning programmes with clear success criteria and measurable outcomes, all students are given every opportunity to become successful learners. Learning through doing gives all students the opportunity to develop new skills and take risks with their learning. The workshop environment is perfect for un-tapping potential not previously seen.||Confidence develops in all students as they learn to use new tools, operate new machine and create good quality products.
Through active learning the students become much more independent and less reliant on the teacher. Students are encouraged to take on leading and coaching roles. This is powerful tool for developing confident individuals.