Key Stage 3 & 4 Intent Offering a broad, balanced, relevant and appropriate choice of subjects and courses for each individual’s needs, including SEND and disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils Providing appropriate pathways to engage all learners at KS3 and KS4 to meet individual needs To develop life skills beyond the traditional school curriculum To engage or reengage pupils in their education To provide support to make sure pupils continue to make academic progress To ensure that Egglescliffe School is inclusive in its approach To develop communication, teamwork and interaction skills To develop social and emotional skills To reduce the risk of pupils becoming NEET To improve attendance and reduce FTE To provide a link key transitions in education To ensure pupils gain some recognisable qualifications To raise awareness of opportunities beyond KS4 To provide opportunities to be involved in wider community projects To build self-esteem, self-worth and resilience IMPLEMENTATION Support provision includes Teaching assistants who are also key workers and provide in-class support and 1-1 support Mentors School Councillor Maths and English intervention Staffed support base EP work Specialist HLTA (C & I) Thorough and robust transition programme Access arrangements (all key stages) Nurture group with specialist teacher to support literacy Safe space for pupil at break and lunchtime Parent consultation days There are a very small number of students who have a reduced curriculum timetable but remain in school to complete additional work. Alternative provision used by school includes Skills Academy Evolve Endeavour Daisy Chain Prince’s Trust Sunderland FC Academy Middlesbrough FC Academy Fast Forward Close working relationship with professional agencies such as EP, CAMHS, Preventions, CGL, Social services. CPD is provided for whole staff as required relating to specific needs. Bespoke training for certain groups. Pastoral and support staff have attended training to develop their skills further.