The curriculum at Thomas Alleyne’s ensures every student experiences an education that is broad, balanced, relevant and appropriate to their educational needs.
In years 7 to 9, students will study the full range of national curriculum subjects. We also focus on securing high standards of literacy and numeracy, enabling our students to be fully prepared for independent learning. As our students move through the school we strive to ensure they understand the relevance of their studies in relation to the huge range of careers available in the modern workplace. We use every available opportunity to develop our students’ character to ensure they are able to thrive in our modern world.
SUBJECTS TAUGHT IN YEAR 7
English, Geography, Maths, History, Science, Computing, Art, Music, Drama, Physical Education, Media, Spanish, Personal Social Health Education, Food Technology, Religious Education, Product Design, and Resilience.
At the end of year 9, students have access to a broad range of options. Students are given expert guidance and support when selecting their GCSE options. They can study the full range of academic GCSEs at Thomas Alleyne Academy and we can offer expert vocational learning through our close partnership with North Hertfordshire College.
We offer a wide range of A level subjects and Level 3 vocational programmes and are proud of our sixth form where we have seen rapidly improving results in recent years. We are proud of our sixth form where we have seen rapidly improving results in recent years. In 2016 every single student achieved grades that allowed them to progress to their first choice of university or high-level apprenticeship programme. Alongside an impressive range of academic A-Level courses, we recognise our responsibility to develop the whole student. We focus on achieving personal best and through our unique study skills and coaching programme develop our students as resilient independent thinkers and problem solvers. Our focus on aspiration and destination allows our students to make a successful transition into university, apprenticeships or work.
THE HART SCHOOLS TRUST
The Thomas Alleyne Academy is a member of the Hart Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust working with both primary and secondary schools in Stevenage. The Trust sits within the Hart Learning Group, a charitable organisation with a mission to create social and economic value through learning. Other members of the Hart Learning Group include North Hertfordshire College and Hart Learning and Development. Across our organisation, our students can be supported on educational pathways all the way through to adulthood. Our partnership ensures staff and students benefit from shared resources, expertise and a broad range of opportunities to enrich their education.