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Ofsted report

KS4 GCSE Pathways

A general overview of the Key Stage 4 curriculum and outline of the GCSE courses on offer, with information on the process of ‘How to make your choice.’ As a school we are fully committed to ensuring that all our students have equality of opportunity in accessing the curriculum, yet recognise that this does not

Our curriculum

The curriculum at SET Ixworth School is set by the Trust Board. It is a broad and balanced, knowledge-based and vocabulary rich model which leads to students taking GCSEs at Key Stage 4. Our curriculum is structured by traditional subjects and sequenced appropriately to ensure systematic and thorough teaching for all. Rich cultural pursuits and

Homework and extended projects resources

In Years 7-9, homework is set in English, Maths, Science and Modern Foreign Languages. 30 minutes for each piece in Years 7 and 8 and 45 minutes in Year 9. In Years 10 and 11, the routine is 1-2 hours a week of English, Maths and Science and 1 hour for all other subjects. There is

Reading list

As those parents who have been with us for the last few years know, we place a great deal of importance on reading for pleasure at Ixworth. Through sharing our own reading experiences as staff, promoting the value of reading and using displays and events to expose our students to read a range of reading

End of year exams and revision

Information for students Year 7 examination revision guide – view Year 8 examination revision guide – view Year 9 examination revision guide – view Year 10 examination revision guide – view Year 11 examination revision guide – view As well as the revision guides, there are all some very useful videos below: Information for parents

Careers Guidance

“It is vitally important that young people have access to good and realistic information and guidance about the full range of career pathways available to them.” – Ofsted, Going in the right direction? 2013 Careers education is seen as a cornerstone of the preparation we give students as they progress from Year 7 to Year

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