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Joseph Leckie Academy

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  • 06/06/18

    Personal Development Programme (PDP)

    All students at Key Stage 3 will cover the following topic areas across Year 7 and 8. The content will be delivered through specially themed days which are taught by our own dedicated staff and external speakers where appropriate. Topics covered are: Sex and Relationship Education.  Cit...
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    Physical Education (P.E)

    During Year 7 students will be Introduced to a wide variety of physical activities aimed at developing their interest in physical education. Each activity is designed to improve one or more of the following skills: Participation as part of a team. Cooperation and leadership skills. Impr...
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    Modern Foreign Languages

    Throughout Key Stage 3, all students study one modern foreign language, currently French, for two hours per week. Students will be set according to their ability but they can move teaching groups as their skills develop.  Teachers are passionate about the French language and the culture of F...
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    Music

    We follow a heavily practical curriculum in Year 7, centred on learning through doing and appraising. We introduce students to keyboards, guitars and percussion instruments and sing a great deal throughout the year. We also use Music Technology (Logic Pro X and explore effects processing, MIDI input...
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    Art

    Art is an essential part of all students' aesthetic and cultural education. At Joseph Leckie Academy our principle aims are: For students to produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences. For students to become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and...
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    Drama

    At Joseph Leckie we see drama as a discipline rather than just another subject. During year 7 lessons, we promote the ethos that the skills students develop in the Drama studio are transferable to other areas of the curriculum and life outside the school gate. We like to have fun teaching about d...
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    Religous Education

    Students use religious and philosophical vocabulary to give informed accounts of religions and beliefs, explaining the reasons for diversity within and between them. They explain why the impact of religions and beliefs on individuals, communities and societies varies. They interpret sources and argu...
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    Geography

    Throughout Year 7 students will be given the opportunity to develop their research skills and develop their understanding of various aspects of geography. They will gain an understanding of how people and the environment interact. Lessons will aim to inspire their imagination and develop a desire...
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    History

    Throughout Year 7 students will be given the opportunity to develop their understanding of history. They will work on developing their research skills as well as their understanding of historical sources and building on previous ideas about History. Lessons will aim to inspire their imagination...
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    ICT

    Throughout Year 7 students will experience a range of scenarios through which they develop problem solving and team working skills. Lessons will aim to inspire their imagination and develop information technology skills which they can transfer to other areas of the curriculum and to their everyday l...
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    Design & Technology

    Throughout Year 7 students will be given the opportunity to develop skills in a range of Design and Technology areas. The projects are designed to inspire the students and to encourage them to understand and explore materials in food, resistant materials, textiles, graphics, electronics and CAD/ CAM...
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    Science

    Throughout Year 7 students will be given the opportunity to develop their understanding and knowledge of Science and its application in the world around us. Students will develop a range of skills such as: enquiry, group work and communication. They will gain experience of using a range scient...
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