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Curriculum

At Maiden Erlegh School in Reading we aim to deliver a high quality curriculum with a range of pathways that provide a stimulating and demanding education for students of all abilities.

We believe that our personalised curriculum produces:

  • Rigour, high standards, coherence across disciplines
  • A core of essential knowledge in the key subject disciplines
  • Freedom for teachers to use professionalism and expertise
  • Memorable experiences which put learning in a wider context
  • A wide range of opportunities for personalised stretch, challenge and support
  • A range of rigorous assessment opportunities which support high quality of information advice and guidance for students and parents
  • Varied option choices for all groups of students including the most able and SEND
  • Varied progression routes for all students post-16

Running through all of our curriculum, including the pastoral curriculum, are strands of Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural education (SMSC) which cover themes such as:

  • Making and maintaining positive relationships
  • Staying safe and healthy (including Sex and Relationships Education and cyber-safety)
  • Respect of self and others
  • Equality and inclusion – especially tolerance, respect and understanding of people from protected groups, including those with different faiths and beliefs
  • British values e.g.: rights and responsibilities, democracy and the rule of law

Download our Curriculum Statement

Download our Curriculum Booklet

Latest News

Open Evening 2017

If you have a child in Year 5 and you are considering which Secondary School they should attend from September 2018, please join us at our Open Evening on Monday 10th July.

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Africa Day

Africa Day 25th May 2017

There will be a change of menu for school meals on Thursday 25th May because it is Africa Day.

The main course will be Chicken a la King which is a curry with white mushroom sauce and peppers.  Dessert will be Malva Pudding, an apricot sponge of South African...

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