Curriculum Overview 2017-18

Here at the Hollies we are offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities catering for every pupil on roll. An integral component of teaching at the Hollies is the focus on individual pupil progress. We aspire to inspire and provide each pupil with the opportunity to succeed. We understand that in the majority of cases pupils who attend the Hollies have struggled to access a mainstream curriculum for various different reasons; therefore we work hard to ensure an inclusive, engaging and balanced curriculum that creates opportunities for post 16 career pathways.

KS3 provision

“Students make similarly good progress in subjects taught at The Hollies or by alternative providers. This good progress is because students’ rapidly improved personal development enables them to behave exceptionally well and have very positive attitudes towards their learning.”

At Key stage 3 within curriculum hours pupils can expect to access the following subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • PE
  • Art
  • PSHE
  • Cookery


KS4 Provision

“Students achieve well in a range of academic and vocational courses on offer because they find the work interesting and appropriately challenging”.

 Year 10&11 can expect to access the following subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • PE
  • Art
  • Cooking
  • Land based – agricultural studies
  • JP Alternative Education- outdoor pursuits
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Construction
  • Animal Care
  • Equality
  • Health & Social Care
  • Child Care
  • Hair and Beauty