Wharfedale Lodge, 11 Ben Rhydding Road,
Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8RL

Call: 01943 607285

Curriculum

Curriculum

Meeting the needs of every child

Moorfield children are taught in mixed ability classes with a maximum of 20 pupils per class. Within each class, individuals are taught according to their particular academic needs through effective differentiation allowing every child to move on from their level of ability. Differentiation may include, but is not limited to, ability groupings for certain lessons, targeted support from an additional adult (teaching assistant or teacher), peer support in mixed ability groups/pairs and appropriately levelled classwork and homework tasks. A mixture of learning styles is accommodated within lessons.

Personalised tasks help individuals with a specific weakness or strength offering support for those who find work difficult or extra stimulation for those children who are academically very able. Booster classes are provided where appropriate and one-to-one support from a specialist teacher is also available. Extension groups enable groups of capable learners to push themselves further.

A rich and varied curriculum

There is an exciting range of subjects and activities on offer at Moorfield.  Specialist teaching in music, sport, modern foreign languages, cookery and bushcraft give children rich learning experiences in areas demanding particular levels of expertise.  Themed teaching and child-led learning in the younger year groups gives way to subject focused learning in older years.  The outcome of our approach is children who enjoy learning and are aspirational in their personal goals.