At Lansdowne School all pupils follow the National Curriculum. Pupils are taught in small class groups and are supported by three adults – the teacher and two teaching assistants. The school uses communicate in print and makaton sign language to ensure all pupils are able to access the curriculum.
The school aims for all pupils to leave Lansdowne as independent young people ready to enter further education and adult life. There is a great emphasis on developing independent living skills, not only for work, but also for life and leisure.
From Year 9 work related learning includes courses in motor mechanics and textile printing. Year 11 have a link course each week with Lambeth College. All pupils have food technology lessons, as well as sport and Personal and Social Education (PSHCE). The school is gradually introducing swimming to the curriculum.
Courses Available to students in KS4:
Accreditation pathways are offered for all students in the following subjects.
English Entry Level 1,2,3 and GCSE
Maths Entry Level 1,2,3 and Foundation Skills 1 & 2
Science Entry Level 1,2,3
Humanities Entry Level 1,2,3 andGCSE in Religious Education
Art Entry Level 1,2,3 and GCSE
PE Entry Level 1,2,3 and GCSE
A full list of subjects is listed below:
We are happy to provide an overview of the teaching syllabus for the 2015/16 academic year across key subjects below.