Key Stage 3 Curriculum

At Key Stage 3 we aim to offer a curriculum which has been developed to harness the strengths, talents and interests of pupils whilst ensuring they do not fall behind their peers in mainstream school settings. We ensure that all pupils have access to a broad and balanced curriculum and all its experiences regardless of gender identity, race or disability.

As well as focusing on core subjects of English, Maths, Science and ICT, all Learning Centres offer opportunities to acquire and develop key skills which equip our young people for the future.

We aim to promote their spiritual, moral, social and cultural, as well as academic and physical development. In recognition that our pupils face real challenges in their lives and circumstances, we actively work with them to address the choices facing themselves and their communities, and ensure that our pupils experience success and pride in their achievements.

In addition, we encourage pupils to take part in a range of enrichment activities, trips and visits, which include our partnerships with the wide range of arts, sports and cultural venues that our diverse and multi-cultural city has to offer them.

We pursue opportunities to gain accreditation matched to ability whenever appropriate and available; for example through AQA or Arts Awards, and prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Our curriculum seeks to offer flexibility to young people to enable them to tailor their learning to their needs and aptitudes, allowing them to develop at a pace consistent with their abilities. Our aim is to help young people in Manchester Secondary PRU to fulfil their potential and support them to prepare for the next steps in their education.

To view our Key Stage 3 long term plan please click here.