Teaching & Learning


Our Foundation

The curriculum is the formal means by which PHOENIXPLACE translates its aims and values into practice.

It comprises of all the planned activities and experiences, which the school provides to help students to learn and develop. We believe in offering students a robust, purposeful & enjoyable curriculum coupled with our nurturing, patient approach and bespoke learning opportunities to improve the well-being of our students, which will enhance the students' experiences and develop them for adult life.

PHOENIXPLACE provides a curriculum & framework, which inspires, challenges and safeguards all our students, to enable them to become:

  • Successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve.
  • Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.
  • Responsible citizens who make a socially and economically positive contribution to society

Successful Learners



Successful learners who:

  • Have the essential learning skills of literacy, numeracy, and information and communication technology
  • Are creative, resourceful and able to solve problems
  • Have enquiring minds and think for themselves to process information, reason, question and evaluate
  • Communicate well in a range of ways
  • Understand how they learn and learn from their mistakes safely
  • Are able to learn independently and with others
  • Know about big ideas and events that shape our world
  • Enjoy learning and are motivated to achieve the best they can now and in the future

Confident Individuals



Confident individuals who:

  • Have a sense of self-worth and believe in themselves
  • Relate well to others and form good relationships
  • Are self-aware and deal well with their emotions
  • Have secure positive values and beliefs
  • Become increasingly independent, are able to take the initiative and organise themselves
  • Make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Are physically competent and confident
  • Take managed healthy risks and stay safe
  • Are willing to try new things and make the most of opportunities
  • Are open to the excitement and inspiration offered by the natural world and human achievemen

Responsible Citizens



Responsible citizens who:

  • Are well prepared for life and work
  • Are enterprising
  • Are able to work cooperatively with others
  • Respect others and act with integrity
  • Understand different cultures and traditions and have a strong sense of their own place in the world
  • Appreciate the benefits of diversity
  • Challenge injustice, committed to human rights and strive to live peaceably with others
  • Maintain and improve the environment, locally and globally
  • Take account of the needs of present and future generations in the choices they make
  • Feel that they can change things for the better


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