Market Field School

Market Field School

Learning For Life

Our curriculum focuses on Learning for Life. We have 4 key areas of focus:

 Learning to be:

 Learning to be focuses on developing the knowledge , skills and attributes of:

  • Social Skills
  • Independence
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-Expression
  • Positive Relationships
  • Resilience

A range of approaches are used to develop these areas including:

  • Role play and Drama
  • Music and Singing
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Art
  • Food Technology
  • P.E.
  • Therapeutic approaches and intervention

Learning to know:

Learning to know focuses on developing the skills, knowledge and attributes of:

  • Lifelong Learning
  • Effective communication
  • Functional English and Maths
  • Vocational Learning

A range of approaches are used to develop these skills including:

  • Phonics programmes (Letters and Sounds)
  • Opportunities for Daily Reading
  • Problem Solving Opportunities
  • Opportunities for developing independent thinking
  • Opportunities for self reflection
  • Developing an understanding of the world around us
  • Access to a range of accredited qualifications including GCSEs, Functional Skills, Entry Level, ASDAN awards and AQA Units of Work
  • Vocational courses at post 16 delivered at our college site

Learning to do:

Learning to do focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and attributes of:

  • The ability to apply a range of skills in different contexts
  • Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Employability
  • Flexibility
  • Critical Thinking

These will be delivered through a range of approaches including:

  • Role Play
  • Work Experience
  • Knowledge of the world of work
  • Careers advice and guidance
  • Travel Training
  • Life Skills (e.g. shopping, handling money, cooking)
  • Duke of Edinburgh award scheme

Learning to live together:

Learning to live together develops the knowledge, skills and attributes of:

  • Acceptance
  • Belonging
  • Friendship
  • Being an active member of the community
  • Staying safe
  • Positive and healthy relationships
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Environmental awareness
  • Understanding ones own culture and that of others
  • Understanding locality and the associated risks and dangers

This will be delivered through a range of approaches including:

  • PSHE
  • Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)
  • Clubs 
  • Residential Opportunities
  • Charity Work
  • Fundraising
  • Holiday clubs (Smile Time)
  • Trips (Horse riding, shopping, sports, topic)
  • Forest School and Beach School