Curriculum (16)

We are extremely proud of the broad and balanced curriculum we offer to all of our students. Please take a look at our overviews and faculty specific information for more details.

Trust Curriculum Statement

We are fully committed to providing a broad, balanced, inspiring and challenging curriculum for all our young people which equips them with high quality, relevant qualifications, skills, qualities and attributes to give them choices, a sense of ambition and able to make a positive contribution as a 21st century global citizen.

The TEMA Offer 2020/21

At TEMA we believe that the curriculum is the sum total of everything that we hope students learn throughout their time with us.
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Curriculum Overview

At The East Manchester Academy we are extremely proud of the broad and balanced curriculum we offer to all of our students. We are committed to building on the skills our students have previously learned to ensure all students make rapid progress.
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Key Stage 3

In Years 7, 8 and 9, we offer a wide range of courses alongside our core curriculum of English, maths, science and PE.
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Key Stage 4

In Years 10 and 11, we offer a wide range of courses alongside our core curriculum of English, maths, science and PE.

Personal Development Overview

We recognise that the curriculum extends beyond the academic, technical or vocational. We recognise that the curriculum is the entirety of learning opportunities offered to students both inside and outside the classroom.

Homework

Home learning and independent study are an important part of a young person’s development. Each half term, the required or set home learning will be posted home.

Faculties

Design and Create

Our Design and Technology curriculum allows pupils to build a substantive and essential body of knowledge across all Design and Technology specialisms to allow them to have a broad understanding of the subject.

Digital Communications

We aim to enable our students to become effective users of technology, and expose them to the wide range of opportunities both locally and nationally for a digitally skilled workforce. We encourage them to establish positive working habits that will support them through school and beyond.

English

Our curriculum offer seeks to promote a passion for English within all students at TEMA. The love of the subject is nurtured and will build on the vital foundations of reading, writing and speaking and listening that students have already laid at Key Stages 1 and 2.

Humanities

To enable our pupils to appreciate the world around them: its diversity; culture; geography and history. To provide them with the skills required to question and critically evaluate their place in the world.

Mathematics

No one is born knowing maths but no one is born lacking the ability to learn maths.

Modern Foreign Languages

Our aim in MFL is to develop a passion for language, travel and culture; opening up our students’ worlds to new and exciting opportunities.

Performing Arts

Our performing arts curriculum strives to make every child have an appreciation for the performing arts by inclusion, passion and opportunity. Our curriculum is dedicated to ensuring pupils’ develop socially, emotionally and skillfully in drama through both independent work and ensemble skills.

Physical Education

We aim to give all students the desire and ability to be lifelong participants in physical activity.

Science

Our science curriculum is designed to provide a high-quality science education, setting the foundations for understanding the world through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.
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