Carew Academy will, as far as is possible, remain open to support the families of key workers and the vulnerable children we serve. Please take care and contact us if you need anything. Best wishes, Rob Watkins, Principal

Approach

School’s Curriculum Approach:

The school is divided into four phases.  The Lower School (Years 3 – 7), the Middle School (Years 8 – 9), the Upper School (Years 10-11) and the Sixth Form (Years 12- 13).  Within each Phase we have three Curriculum Pathways:

1)    Skills for Life

2)    Skills for Work

3)    Skills for Further Education

All students follow a programme of study based on the National Curriculum, but adapted to suit their individual needs and to help meet the outcomes of their Education, Health and Care Plan.

Students on the Skills for Life Pathway focus on increasing their independence throughout their time at Carew Academy, with lessons focusing on literacy, numeracy, personal care, travel training, personal safety and independent living.

Students on the Skills for Work Pathway focus on obtaining the skills they need to be successful in securing either paid or voluntary work in the future, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and work skills including personal safety and relationships education.

Students on the Skills for Further Education Pathway focus on achieving accreditation outcomes which will provide them access to courses in Further Education Colleges when they leave Carew.  This includes preparing for GCSE and Functional Skills exams.

Placement on a particular pathway is not fixed and students may change pathway as they move through the school based on their progress in discussion with parents/carers.

Further details for each Phase of the school are provided on the relevant page.

Click here to view our Curriculum Policy

Further Information:

We welcome the opportunity to discuss the school’s curriculum further with parents/carers.  Parents should contact Lucy Davey (Head of Lower School) ldavey@carewacademy.org or 0208 647 8349 in the first instance if they require further information.

Carew is an amazing school for our son, he now shines academically and his social skills are outstanding since being part of Carew.  Most of all they understand his needs and support him daily.

Parent 2019

 

Latest News

The Girls Take Over Jamie’s Farm!

On Monday 9th March, 10 young ladies set off from Carew Academy on the journey of a lifetime! They had an amazing week at Jamie’s Farm in Hereford. They worked with the animals, helped out around the farm, took long …

Read more

Middle School Art & Photography Exhibition

On Wednesday 11th March, Carew Academy held its Middle School Art & Photography exhibition alongside our Target Setting parents evening! All Middle School Art & Photography options students had at least two pieces of work displayed. We had a selection …

Read more

Work Experience at Sutton Community Farm

From Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th March, 2 students from Seoul class carried out a work experience placement at Sutton Community Farm. During their time on the farm, students learned how to make pathways using spades and wheelbarrows, how to …

Read more

Sutton Schools Cycling Competition

On Wednesday 11th March, 4 amazing Lower School cyclists took part in the Sutton Schools Cycling Competition. Archie, Jack, Luke and Riley represented Carew with huge amounts of energy and enthusiasm in three different areas: a road safety quiz, a …

Read more