Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Curriculum

Key Stage 3 and 4 Traditional Academic Core Curriculum - 8.00am-2.30pm

Oasis Academy South Bank offers a traditional core academic curriculum in addition to a rich and varied enrichment curriculum.  From Year 7 the following subjects are compulsory and taught in line with the National Curriculum: English, Maths, Science, a Modern Foreign Language, History and Geography.  At Key Stage 4 the following subjects are compulsory: English, English Literature, Maths, Double or Triple Science, MFL, History or Geography and 2 or 3 further option choices.  Students must choose from the following options: RE, PE, Engineering, Music, Art, Computer Science, Gastronomy and Drama.  We ensure there is a rigorous focus on literacy and numeracy so that all children exceed National expectations.  We ensure there is a rigorous focus on regular meaningful assessments in all subject areas so students and parents are consistently aware of student progress and how to move forward. We assess every half term with a pre unit assessment in each subject and a post unit assessment in each subject. Parents receive both the % increase and the end of half term assessement % in a 6 weekly formal report.

Key Stage 3 and 4 Innovative Enrichment Curriculum - 2.30-4.00/4.30pm

We have an innovative and creative enrichment curriculum that ensures the development of the whole child. This includes a diverse creative curriculum for all including: Music, Art, Drama and Media and Technology.  Additionally students will have 4 hours of sport per week with leading coaches and teachers (eg. Rugby, Football, Athletics, Netball, Hockey, Gymnastics and Dance). Students receive extensive careers education throughout Key Stage 3 and 4.

We have an extended day from 8.00am to 4.00/4.30pm in order to complete all academic and enrichment curriculum.  Each child will be allocated a Learning Mentor who has a weekly Learning Conversation with all students about progress and how to move forward and we also offer 1-2-1 tuition for students who need to catch up.

Knowledge Organisers & Learning Ladders

Knowledge Organisers and Learning Ladders are used as methods of revision.  Students are encouraged to self-quiz their knowledge by using the 'Look, Cover, Write, Check' method alongside the Knowledge Organiser.  Students can use the Learning Ladder to assess their knowledge and gain a clear understanding of what is needed to achieve the top marks.  

Please use the year group tabs to find the appropriate Knowledge Organiser and Learning Ladder.