Learning is at the heart of Ryecroft C.E. Middle School and we hope to promote a love of learning within our pupils so understanding how that can be achieved for each individual pupil is something that we aspire to. Our ultimate goal is to help pupils become better learners and prepare them for life in the challenging world of the 21st century. There is need for resourceful, reflective, creative, independent and resilient young people and we aim to build these qualities into our curriculum as an integral part of our commitment to providing the best possible opportunities for our pupils.
Ryecroft C.E. Middle School provides subject-based teaching at both Key Stage 2 (Years 5 and 6) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8). Where possible, we aim to provide subject specialists who are well qualified and up to date with all aspects of their subject teaching.
In all years pupils study English; Maths; Science; Information and Communication Technology (ICT); Geography; History; Religious Education; Physical Education; Music; Art; Design Technology and French. In some subjects, pupils are taught in mixed ability classes and in others, such as English and Maths they are taught in ability groups.
ICT is used extensively to enhance learning in most subjects.
The school has good sports facilities and we aim to offer as wide a variety of PE activities.
We also offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and educational visits to enhance the learning experiences of our pupils