Key Curriculum

Key Curriculum  (Darwin and Turing Mini School) 2017/2018

Phase One (Year 7) 

Key Curriculum is a cross-curricula, modular subject that allows students to practice key skills they will use throughout their learning in Brompton Academy and beyond. Each term students experience a different topic usually only accessible to older students including; Media, Business Studies, Government and Politics, Travel and Tourism. The skills students learn in Key Curriculum are collaboration, planning, researching, analysing and evaluating, questioning as well as peer and self-assessing.

Term one - BAftas – A Media focused module where students analyse film making and editing to create a documentary that will be entered in the Brompton Academy Awards Ceremony.

Term two - Brompton Inc. - A business focused module where students, after studying the roles within organisations, are challenged to set up their own live running business with the aim of creating a product, marketing it and making a profit for charity. The module finishes with the Key Curriculum Christmas market where students sell their products. 

Term three - History and Geography module which is an introduction to analysing historical evidence using the Romans and the importance of water as the geographical reason for their settlements in our area.

Term four - Disaster and a new future module that focuses on Politics and Government. Students will learn the processes used within the UK and abroad. Students will set up their own political parties and take part in the Key Curriculum General Election.

Term five - Science and The Arts module looks at Da Vinci as both scientist and artist to combine an understanding of the human body through exploration, dissections and research to then recreate a scaled-up, detailed, anatomical picture learning the importance of precision and accuracy.

Term six - Cities of Culture - A Leisure and Tourism module that explores cultural aspects of various countries around the world. The module also uses local tourist attractions and seaside resorts to study the impacts of tourism and changes that have taken place over time. 

Please click HERE to see how we deliver the social, moral, spiritual and culture education through Key Curriculum at Brompton Academy.