Overview

At Brantridge we believe that children need an exciting, practical and relevant curriculum. Teachers plan lessons to enable children to grow, learn and experience new things. We try to use a hands on approach to learning and to use the children’s interests.

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, which is cross curricula based through Topics, which help the pupils to make stronger learning connections. We have chosen topics which we feel all pupils will find interesting and that link to the National curriculum to ensure coverage. Teachers differentiate within this topic and in their classes to ensure that it is suitable for their pupils and meets their individual needs.

Joint planning sessions allow teachers to share good practice and to work with therapists and the Behaviour team to ensure that there is access to a language rich curriculum and that the learning environment aids learning. Teachers, therapists and Behaviour also work together to offer modified timetables for certain pupils so that they can access a needs led curriculum, learning through activities which motivate them and allow them to learn in a different way.

We have a strong focus on English and maths, we understand that it is important to have these basics to be able to access the rest of their learning. We have English and maths lessons every morning. These include handwriting, hand gym, spellings, reading and mental maths work.

The communication between home and school is excellent.

 

Latest News

World Mental Health Day

Brantridge School pupils took part in a themed day for World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October. The pupils took part in a “Juice and Talk” session where they got to know each other better through the use of …

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National Fitness Day

Brantridge School celebrated National Fitness Day on Thursday 26th September as part of promoting the health and well-being of our pupils. As part of the day, pupils took part in the following activities: yoga, outdoor assault course and Ultimate Warrior …

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Bonnie the therapy dog!

Every Wednesday we are joined by a therapy dog called Bonnie. She comes in to read with boys, be taken for walks and for the boys to spend time with her. A therapy dog is used in setting like ours …

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Outdoor Learning

During Outdoor Learning one of the pupils came up with a fantastic idea of making natural masks using the natural resources available. As a result many of the pupils have been making amazing masks. The masks have also sparked some interesting …

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