Raise Education and Wellbeing School endeavours to give pupils the opportunity to learn and develop in a supportive, therapeutic and creative environment in which there is a focus on recognising achievement and supporting progression and in which pupils feel safe and are happy.  The curriculum is individualised, creative, innovative and flexible, allowing for the needs of each pupil to be met. It aims to promote the social, moral, spiritual and cultural development of the pupils as well as their intellectual and physical development.

The school is committed to providing a broad and balanced curriculum. Full-time Key Stage 3 and 4 supervised education is provided for pupils of compulsory school age (construed in accordance with section 8 of the Education Act 1996), and gives pupils experience in linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, human and social, physical and aesthetic and creative education. Full time Post 16 education is selected as appropriate to meet the aspirations of each individual on a personalised timetable basis.

Specific and targeted interventions are in place to support the four key areas of need, as identified by the SEND Code of Practice (January 2015).

Full time Post-16 education is selected as appropriate to meet the aspirations of each individual on a personalised timetable basis. Please click here to view our post-16 curriculum.

Raise provides a tailor made bespoke curriculum to suit individual needs.

Seven Areas of Learning

Our whole organisation is focused on creating a positive now and a bright future for our young people. We offer the Core 7 areas of learning and an exciting, well rounded curriculum enables them to develop holistically.

Creative education through Studio RTY, music, graphic and website design, filmmaking, photography.

Linguistic education through English and literacy, songwriting, reading, developing positive affirmations.

Mathematical education – mathematics, numeracy, making beats and bars.

Scientific – learning about the human body, horticulture, food tech, mobile phone repairs, substance misuse sessions, bike maintenance.

Technological – teaching ICT, using multimedia equipment.

Human and Social – developing positive thinking, problem solving, health and social care qualifications.

Physical and aesthetic – groundwork and environmental work, graphic design and artwork, painting and decorating, the beauty of world and spirituality, mindfulness, PX2, physical education.

BTEC and NOCN optional qualifications for school

Creative Media

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level / Level 1 Award in Creative Media Production

Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty

  • NOCN Award/Certificate in Creative Hair Studies
  • BTEC Award/Certificate in Introduction to Hair & Beauty

Horticulture

  • BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 Award in land based studies

Catering

  • NOCN Basic Food hygiene
  • Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Award in Basic Cooking Skills

Health & Social Care

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level Award in Health and Social Care (Entry 3)
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF)

Uniformed Services

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level/Level 1 Award in Public Services (Entry 3)

Construction trades:

  • Pearson BTEC Entry/Level 1 Award/Certificate in Construction

Motor Vehicle

  • NOCN Introduction to Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (E3)

Psychology/Sociology

  • BTEC Level 1 qualifications in Teamwork and Personal Skills in the Community
  • NOCN Level 1 Award in Understanding Healthy Living

School provision GCSE, pre-GCSE

Pupils are very well prepared for their future economic well-being. By the time pupils leave they have all obtained accreditation in line with their ability and aspiration. The range of accreditation on offer is varied. All pupils take NOCN English and mathematics. At level 2 pupils take NCFE accreditation in these subjects and a range of GCSE options.

Functional skills

  • Maths
  • English
  • ICT

All from Entry Level 1 up to Level 2

GCSEs

  • English
  • Maths
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Media
  • Art
  • History

BTEC Edexcel Entry level certificates to enable progression onto GSCEs

  • Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Design Technology
  • History

NCFE Get Ripped

  • Personal Development & PSHE programme

Qualifications linked to Therapeutic options

  • BTEC Entry Level Introduction to Land Based Studies – Wilderness Therapy
  • BTEC Entry Level Care of Farm Animals – Eqwise

Independent Learning Opportunities

Independent learning opportunities are integrated into the timetable to provide learners with structured time for catch up sessions or pre and post learning of classroom skills, revision, completion of homework tasks, extension activities, research, independent use of ICT, tutorial and pastoral support.

Project Based Learning

The pupils decide upon a project based around a theme.  They then independently explore and research to take them on an educational journey over a specific number of weeks.  Specific outcomes are reached dependent on personal choice or aspirations of the learner, for example work preparation or charity involvement.

Range of Qualifications

Raise Education & Wellbeing School has strong links with local organisations and provides an extensive work experience programme for pupils as appropriate. Our curriculum is flexible, relevant and inclusive reflecting the individual needs of the pupils.

In addition there is also the opportunity for pupils to take part in college link courses, working towards NVQ qualifications, where appropriate.

Assessment, reporting and recording

Following entry to the school, a young person’s needs are assessed over a period of weeks. Following this, a specific individual education programme is confirmed in order to meet the young person’s current needs.

Individual needs are reviewed on a regular basis and through statutory requirements once a year at the annual review.

A continuous cycle of internal reviewing of pupils is undertaken through our multidisciplinary team which occurs each term and more frequently if required.

School provision GCSE, pre-GCSE

Pupils are very well prepared for their future economic well-being. By the time pupils leave they have all obtained accreditation in line with their ability and aspiration. The range of accreditation on offer is varied. All pupils take NOCN English and mathematics. At level 2 pupils take NCFE accreditation in these subjects and a range of GCSE options.

Functional skills

  • Maths
  • English
  • ICT

All from Entry Level 1 up to Level 2

GCSEs

  • English
  • Maths
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Media
  • Art
  • History

BTEC Edexcel Entry level certificates to enable progression onto GSCEs

  • Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Design Technology
  • History

NCFE Get Ripped

  • Personal Development & PSHE programme

Qualifications linked to Therapeutic options

  • BTEC Entry Level Introduction to Land Based Studies – Wilderness Therapy
  • BTEC Entry Level Care of Farm Animals – Eqwise

BTEC and NOCN optional qualifications for school

Creative Media

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level / Level 1 Award in Creative Media Production

Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty:

  • NOCN Award/Certificate in Creative Hair Studies
  • BTEC Award/Certificate in Introduction to Hair & Beauty

Horticulture:

  • BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 Award in land based studies

Catering:

  • NOCN Basic Food hygiene
  • Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Award in Basic Cooking Skills

Health & Social Care:

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level Award in Health and Social Care (Entry 3)
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF)

Uniformed Services:

  • Pearson BTEC Entry Level/Level 1 Award in Public Services (Entry 3)

Construction trades:

  • Pearson BTEC Entry/Level 1 Award/Certificate in Construction

Motor Vehicle:

  • NOCN Introduction to Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (E3)

Psychology/Sociology

  • BTEC Level 1 qualifications in Teamwork and Personal Skills in the Community
  • NOCN Level 1 Award in Understanding Healthy Living

Independent Learning Opportunities

Independent learning opportunities are integrated into the timetable to provide learners with structured time for catch up sessions or pre and post learning of classroom skills, revision, completion of homework tasks, extension activities, research, independent use of ICT, tutorial and pastoral support.

Project Based Learning

The pupils decide upon a project based around a theme.  They then independently explore and research to take them on an educational journey over a specific number of weeks.  Specific outcomes are reached dependent on personal choice or aspirations of the learner, for example work preparation or charity involvement.

Range of Qualifications

Raise Education & Wellbeing School has strong links with local organisations and provides an extensive work experience programme for pupils as appropriate. Our curriculum is flexible, relevant and inclusive reflecting the individual needs of the pupils.

In addition there is also the opportunity for pupils to take part in college link courses, working towards NVQ qualifications, where appropriate.

Assessment, reporting and recording

Following entry to the school, a young person’s needs are assessed over a period of weeks. Following this, a specific individual education programme is confirmed in order to meet the young person’s current needs.

Individual needs are reviewed on a regular basis and through statutory requirements once a year at the annual review.

A continuous cycle of internal reviewing of pupils is undertaken through our multidisciplinary team which occurs each term and more frequently if required.