CET Curriculum Statement
There are three principles that underpin the curriculum experience that a child receives at Ellis Guilford School.
An ambition curriculum that includes:
- Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural (SMSC) development through Religious, Social and Moral Education.
- Career opportunities including, access to careers interviews with trained Careers advisors and opportunities to engage with employers including, Careers Fairs, Mock Interview and College Experience days.
- Consistent recognition of successes through ‘Fabulous Friday’, gold, silver and bronze badge awards, pupil of the lesson certificates and EGS STAR pupils.
An academic curriculum that includes:
- Access to a breadth and depth of subject content.
- Opportunities to experience a range of subjects in KS3, before GCSE option choices are made.
- Access to extra-curricular opportunities which enhance subject content.
A Knowledge Connected Curriculum that includes:
- Deep subject knowledge and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
- Exposure to art, literature and music.
- Skills needed to communicate with a range of people in a variety of contexts.
- Skills required to contribute positively to society as a tolerant, respectful and active citizen.
- The skills and knowledge needed to integrate into any social environment, as well as to question it.
- The knowledge of, and ability to apply the 6 Concepts of Knowledge Connected within the curriculum and the wider world through a unique and discrete strand of the CET curriculum- an ‘enhanced entitlement’.
- Knowledge and guidance on careers and further education opportunities, as well as the skills needed to pursue these endeavours.