Subject Vision

‘Birchensale Middle School lies at the heart of the community. Our caring family values ensure the best possible environment for every pupil to realise their full potential’

Our curriculum is designed to support and challenge each individual pupil, along every step of their educational journey. Its rich and vibrant design opens young minds to a wealth of new experiences, whilst guiding and supporting them as they explore new horizons. At Birchensale, we celebrate success and build resilience, ensuring children leave us with a ‘can do’ attitude.
Our curriculum is mapped out carefully, both inside and outside the classroom, to maximise the development of all aspects of pupils’ lives. Our aim is to develop the essential knowledge, skills and understanding, which are the fundamental building blocks for success in the future. Our curriculum creates a hunger for new experiences, feeding our pupils’ minds with a passion for reading, whilst nurturing their growth into confident, enthusiastic and independent young adults. Young adults who are well equipped to meet the changing challenges of the future.

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YEAR 5 PUPILS RESEARCH THE ARTIST JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT
YEAR 5 PUPILS RESEARCH THE ARTIST JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT

Jean Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn in 1960. The year 5 pupils discovered “his Mom inspired him to do art as she liked to sketch fashion designs. As a child, he created abstract designs to sho…

Year 8 Pupils Research the Artist Damien Hirst
Year 8 Pupils Research the Artist Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst was born in 1965 in Bristol and grew up in Leeds. He is known as being part of the ‘Young British Artists’ group that emerged in the 1990s. Year 8 pupils discovered the following: “…

YEAR 7 PUPILS STUDY THE ARTIST GRAYSON PERRY
YEAR 7 PUPILS STUDY THE ARTIST GRAYSON PERRY

Grayson Perry was born in 1960. He used childhood memories as some of his inspiration. He went to Portsmouth Polytechnic to study art and he is known for his ceramic vases, tapestries and sculptures. …

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