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Forest Park School is a very special place which provides for children aged 2-19 with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties. The school is based on two sites, one mile apart. We have a team of dedicated, talented and skilled professionals who provide a child centered approach which is flexible and responsive to individual needs. We promote a happy, supportive and positive learning environment.

Curriculum

Forest Park Curriculum

Our curriculum aims to:

  • Provide every pupil with opportunities to learn and achieve through a broad, balanced and relevant education which promotes educational, moral, spiritual, cultural and physical development.

  • Enable all pupils to access the National Curriculum as well as having
    individual learning priorities met.
  • Prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life.
  • Be flexible in order that it can be tailored to meet the needs of each and
    every pupil.
  • Have a strong emphasis on Personal, Social and Health Education.
  • Provide access to sensory experiences and therapies.

 

Our Early Years provision uses the EYFS programme as the basis for their curriculum.

 

All pupils receive lessons in the core areas of:

Literacy

Numeracy

PE

PSHE/Citizenship/SRE

 

In Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3/4 they are also taught:

Science

Geography

History

Art

Music

RE

DT

Languages

These lessons are taught in a topic based system using a range of strategies and techniques to match the pupil’s needs.

In the older years there is a strong emphasis on preparing students for adult life, with access to suitably accredited courses that are then expanded upon in the Post 16 department.

 

In Key Stages 4 and Post 16 pupils also currently undertake:

Transition Challenge

ASDAN

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