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Subjects

At Goodwin Academy, we teach the following subjects.

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We believe the visual arts are a vital part of a broad and balanced curriculum. We feel that the arts help students to observe, interpret, select, control, analyse and evaluate through investigation, realisation and reflection. This will allow our students to become confident and successful individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling…

In the Computing and Media Department our aim is to fully equip all Goodwin Academy students with the knowledge, understanding and skills they will need to succeed in a digital world. The curriculum focuses on three core strands;…

Technology allows students to develop practical skills and knowledge that they can transfer into the world of work. They become independent thinkers who are capable of identifying their own strengths and weaknesses and can think outside the box.   Students are able to evaluate real life contexts and make reasoned choices, which will then help in all aspects of life.  Through their…

‘The English language is nobody’s special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.’ Derek Walcott Vision In English, our aim is: to develop and deliver schemes of work that…

Key stage 4 During years 9, 10 and 11 students study the OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care. It is a two year course during which time students study four different units: Essential values…

The Humanities faculty is central to the schools mission to not only enable our students to achieve their maximum academic potential but to leave us as happy, well rounded young people, fully prepared to participate in society. The Key Stage three offering is compulsory for all students and covers History, Geography, Religious…

In Maths we aspire for our learners to reflect on their learning and for them to be brilliant and successful by knowing their strengths and the areas to improve upon. We aim for them to strive for accuracy,…

Bienvenue! At Goodwin Academy, in the Modern Foreign Languages department, we have a team of enthusiastic and experienced staff. French is taught to all Key Stage 3 students. In Key Stage 4, French is a GCSE option and we follow the AQA examination which…