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Humanities

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cmcleod@eat.uk.com

Humanities integrates learning that is synthesised across traditional subject areas (History, Geography, Science etc.) and learning experiences that are designed to be mutually reinforcing. As a structure for integrating content areas, learning around a theme makes sense to children as it helps them to make connections, transfer knowledge and apply it. The humanities curriculum includes:

  • Experiences to develop children’s attitudes, skills, and knowledge and to help them make connections across the curriculum
  • Activities that provide for a range of abilities
  • Activities that are both teacher-initiated and directed and child-initiated and directed
  • Whole class, small group, and individual experiences
  • Opportunities for critical and creative thinking
  • Teacher, peer, and self-assessment
  • Opportunities to experience learning as a meaningful whole

We follow the AQA unit award scheme, in particular the Humanities units that link to the KS3 national curriculum

The AQA unit award scheme has been offered as a recording of achievement scheme for over 30 years.  It is a tried and tested means by which learners, no matter what their age or ability, can have their achievement formally recognised.

UAS can help learners with progression to

  • further study
  • training
  • employment
  • independent living
  • more active involvement in society.

UAS is shown to motivate, encourage, engage, support and raise self-esteem and can reward achievement which might otherwise go unrecognised.

Get in Touch

Head Teacher Rebecca Smith

Ethos College

Knowles Hill Road
Dewsbury Moor
Dewsbury
West Yorkshire
WF13 4QS

Telephone01924 469170

Emailethosoffice@eat.uk.com

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