EMA is taught by:

Ms Hardiman Curriculum Team Leader
Mr Dedja KS3 Coordinator (MPA responsibility)
Ms Oseni HLTA
Ms Wilkinson HLTA
Ms K Wall EMA Teacher

KS3


Aims:

The aim of Study Plus is to enable students to access the curriculum at a higher level than when they enter the school.  We aim to support students to have transferable skills both in English lessons and across a range of subjects.


Who will be in Study Plus lessons?

Study Plus is for students who are working at Beginning or below at KS2.  Students who are new to English and new to the country within the last five years would be in this group.  Study Plus will also be appropriate for some students who have SEND needs.

 

Where will it take me?

Students will be supported to improve and refine writing, reading ,speaking and listening skills. Students who reach Developing and above in both Study Plus and English will graduate from Study Plus. Those who continue to need support will be directed to do Study Plus as an option at KS4.


What will I learn?

We follow the English curriculum for both Literature and Language, adapting materials to meet the needs of students in classes.  This might involve revision of basic skills or looking at a wider range of texts in order to practise for the examination.


How will I learn it?

  • Theme based reading and writing units
  • A variety of extended writing tasks
  • Comprehension
  • Differentiated and scaffolded support to independent learning
  • Extended writing
  • Writing for a purpose
  • Speaking and listening
  • Group and whole class discussions
  • Verbal and written feedback


What homework can I expect?

Homework is issued once per fortnight, in line with the school policy.

KS4

Aims:

The aim of Study Plus is to enable students to access the curriculum at a higher level than when they enter the school.  We aim to support students to have transferable skills both in English lessons and across a range of subjects.


Who should take Study Plus as an option?

Study Plus is for students who are working at Beginning or below at KS3.  Students who are new to English and new to the country within the last five years would be in this group.  Study Plus will also be appropriate for some students who have SEND needs.

 

Where will it take me?

Students will be provided with additional support to take GCSEs in English Language and Literature.  The majority of colleges and apprenticeship providers ask for a grade 4 or above in English Language.  For those students who are unable to access GCSE, please see below for details of the Step Up qualification.


What will I learn?

We follow the English curriculum for both Literature and Language, adapting materials to meet the needs of students in classes.  This might involve revision of basic skills or looking at a wider range of texts in order to practise for the examination.


How will I learn it?

  • Exam questions
  • Exam texts
  • Extended writing
  • Writing for a purpose
  • Speaking and listening
  • Group and whole class discussions
  • Verbal and written feedback

 

What homework can I expect?

Homework is issued once per fortnight, in line with the school policy.

 

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