At PHOENIXPLACE the curriculum is wider than the National Curriculum.
Much of our curriculum is associated with small steps and personalising individuals' learning paths, giving each student access to support in areas in which she needs development.
We recognise that students may be experiencing difficulties, whether at school, home or socially and although we offer traditional mainstream subjects so students have the opportunity to learn alongside their peers, we offer our students alternative bespoke opportunities to enrich their learning experience.
We are very flexible in our approach to lesson content. Frequently, the experiences of our students trigger particular emphasis on sessions, for example, where students have reported feeling unsafe on social media, safety around being online and the consequences of sharing data and images might be discussed and a lesson planned to reinforce this.
Thus the curriculum is responsive and more effective in practice.