Please note there are exciting developments to our curriculum and this section is being updated.
If you need more information on our curriculum please talk to the teachers or contact Mr James, Headteacher.
The Vision of the University of Chichester Academy Trust is for all young people to be inspired by an excellent education that raises their aspirations and enriches their lives. Our deep roots in educational research, teacher development and social justice mean we find innovative ways to create excellence.
As an Academy Trust where co-leadership sits at the heart of our approach, we are confident that by working as one organisation we can ensure that all our staff, our pupils and our communities:
Our 5 Curriculum Values
’Building a store of knowledge works like compound interest – it grows exponentially’ Willingham 2021
Our focus on knowledge and Oracy reflects the foundational role it plays in developing skills:
Thoughtful and deliberate sequencing of curriculum content is essential to ensure that pupils are able to build upon and establish connections with their existing knowledge.
"Powerful knowledge takes students beyond their experiences". Young 2013
We want to empower our pupils with the knowledge to comprehend and eloquently express their own identity, origins, and their place within the narrative of their community and the broader world.
‘We need to be evidence informed because it is our moral duty, because it exists, for social justice - to close the disadvantage gap and for the credibility of our profession.’ Muijs 2020
As a university sponsored Trust, we use this evidence to inform the professional judgements we make about our teaching that will provide the best outcomes for our context.
In a rapidly evolving world, it is imperative to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for their future success.
 The objective of creating a fair and equal society in which each individual matters, their rights are recognized and protected, and decisions are made in ways that are fair and honest. With clear goals, solutions for change and progress are possible. A definition must consider four principles: access, equity, participation, and human rights. (HumanRights.org)