John Willmott School

Curriculum Information

Key Stage 3


Key Stage 4


Key Stage 5


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Curriculum Aims

  • To provide a broad and balanced, inclusive education that incorporates the National Curriculum which challenges students to reach their potential.
  • To support the needs of the individual according to the individual and personalised learning pathways.
  • To give pupils a firm basis for further and higher education, the world of work and life in modern society.
  • To promote the further development of generic skills such as literacy, numeracy, ICT and the confident use of new technologies
  • To help each student to develop independence in his/her learning and to foster thinking skills.  In addition to an academic curriculum, provide opportunities for work based or vocational education, to motivate and inspire students and thereby raise attainment.
  • To encourage intellectual development and the ability to discriminate through discussion, observation and argument and to develop skills in decision-making through problem solving and experimentation.
  • To develop in students a sense of their own worth and the capacity to live as independent, self-motivated adults.
  • To encourage the development of a reasoned set of values and beliefs and a respect for and tolerance of all religions, cultures and ways of life, in line with fundamental British Values
  • To encourage personal and social development and that of citizenship through an understanding of the world in which they live.
  • To enable pupils to acquire an appreciation of the creative arts and an understanding of human achievement.



Subject Contacts


Design and Technology
Modern Foreign Languages
Physical Education
Expressive Arts
Business, Economics and Computer Studies
Vocational Studies
SEN / Learning Support
Director of Curriculum

Mrs L Norton
Mr C Mitchell
Mr E Du-Prat
Mrs P Murphy
Mrs H Metcalfe
Mrs D Jervis
Mrs C Nash
Miss S Evans
Mrs E Thomas
Mrs V Neale
Mrs K McCarthy / Mrs S Jones