In St Christopher’s Formal pathway classes, we teach academic subjects, maths, English, reading and STEM but we also teach students how to apply knowledge to life relevant situations, developing their confidence, resilience and independence. This is achieved through our Skills Builders curriculum – see the Formal Pathway Curriculum handbook. The Skills Builders curriculum provides opportunities to allow a breadth of themes for the students to progress and practice their skills.
Typically, students within the formal pathway will be in a class of 14 students with a Teacher and TA.
Each class/student within the Formal pathway may have a different reward/consequence based on what is right for the child to be motivated, engaged and to learn from mistakes.
Our curriculum intentions in the Formal pathway are:
This is achieved through the following lessons: