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Wright Robinson College

Welcome to Wright Robinson College a member of the flagship learning Trust

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Headteacher Martin Haworth | Headteacher

Welcome to our website which we hope will portray what makes Wright Robinson College such a highly desirable choice for so many.

Visitors always comment on how well mannered our students are and how calm and welcoming the atmosphere is here at Wright Robinson. We are a college that places itself at the heart of the community, a college that prides itself on equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to influence an ever-changing, internationally competitive world.

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Curriculum

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    Art

    Art

    The Art and Design Faculty aims to provide a dynamic and interactive learning environment which allows students and staff to exploit their individual talents, express themselves creatively and explore and wide range of art, craft and design activities. 

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    Business

    Business

    The Business department aspires to develop the Entrepreneurs of the future by the steps we take today.  The aim of the Business Enterprise team is to inspire, support and develop all learner potentials to ensure students are adequately equipped for the ever changing real-life business world.

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    Careers

    Careers

    Careers is about young people finding purpose, discovering what matters to them, their place in the world, the point of studying and getting up in the morning. Sometimes people think careers is just about information about options and planning for the future. It's so much more. It can give hope, meaning, purpose, self esteem and the ability to navigate the challenges of life.

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    Hospitality and Catering

    Hospitality and Catering

    To inspire, support and develop learner potential to ensure students are equipped for a career in Hospitality and Catering.

    We teach the  WJEC Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 Award, this vocational qualification focuses on ‘learning through doing’ .  The hospitality and catering sector includes all businesses that provide food, beverages, and/or accommodation services. This includes restaurants, hotels, pubs, airlines, tourist attractions, hospitals, sports venues and many other businesses.  

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    Computer Science

    Computer Science

    The Computer Science Department aim is to develop students' technical knowledge of new computing technologies and ignite a passion for students to go on to innovate new ideas using such technologies to change the world for the better. We aim to provide a curriculum that encourages students to get both hands on experience to apply their theory knowledge learnt. 

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    Dance

    Dance

    The dance curriculum aims to equip our students to become independent learners whilst delivering an engaging and relevant curriculum which is interesting and thought provoking. It is designed so that students can develop the skills they currently have and learn new skills which will benefit them beyond the classroom.

     

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    Drama

    Drama

    In Drama, students have the opportunity to explore the subject practically and to become  creative and curious learners. We aim to develop skills such as creativity, problem solving, confidence and team work; helping students to become well-balanced young people. Drama is  designed so that students can further develop the skills they currently have and learn new skills, which will benefit them beyond the classroom.

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    Design & Technology

    Design & Technology

    DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY – Developing creativity. Manufacturing innovation.

    Design and Technology uses an iterative model of developing and manufacturing innovative products that meet a specific consumer’s needs. Final prototypes are manufactured using a wide range of materials, CAD/CAM and manufacturing processes.

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    English

    English

    The English curriculum at Wright Robinson aims to empower students to read, write and speak with authority, imagination and enjoyment. We study the full range and breadth of English Literature, aiming to provide our students with cultural capital that will sustain them throughout their lives.

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    Geography

    Geography

    Geography at Wright Robinson College aims to develop globally aware and environmentally conscious students, through a process of geographical enquiry and collaborative working in order to critically evaluate the world around them.

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    History

    History

    History at Wright Robinson aims to connect students with the past through engaging and challenging lessons which inspire curiosity in all learners. By looking at a series of enquiry questions students will gain a chronological narrative of Britain and and the wider world and understand how key events and people have shaped the world in which we live. 

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    ICT

    ICT

    The ICT department aims to provide an inspirational, relevant, innovative and challenging learning environment where pupils can become successful, independent and confident learners. ICT at Wright Robinson College aims to raise all students' aspirations by removing barriers to learning and delivering relevant and transferable qualifications.

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    Literacy

    Literacy

    Developing reading, writing and oracy skills will not only help students in their academic studies across the school, but these valuable skills will help them through life.  Literacy plays a vital role in transforming young people into socially engaged citizens. Being able to read and write means being able to keep up with current events, communicate effectively, and understand the issues that are shaping our world.

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    Maths

    Maths

    Mathematics is fundamental to every child's education. It is of huge importance as a basis for study of other subjects, and it is prevalent everywhere in the modern world. It is much more than completing calculations and processes, rather a journey of spotting patterns, reasoning with information and solving problems.

     

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    Media

    Media

    In Media, we aspire to create exciting and dynamic products using the most relevant and up-to-date resources. 

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    MFL

    MFL

    Our principal aim is to instil confidence in students so that they are able to communicate fluently and with spontaneity on a range of real life contexts both within the classroom environment and beyond, into their future studies and careers. 

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    Music

    Music

    In Music, students get the opportunity to develop their creativity, team work, confidence and communication skills through a practical experience of the subject.  The Curriculum is broad and exciting and allows students to explore different musical genres from across the world.  Students are able to learn basic skills on instruments such as the keyboard, Ukulele and percussion.  There are lots of opportunities to discover music further in our extensive extra-curricular offer.

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    PE

    PE

    Our intent is to provide all students with the opportunity to learn and enhance specific skills through an inclusive, broad and balanced curriculum.

    To offer diverse opportunities for students to develop physical competences which promote and encourage competition, instil teamwork and develop character. Our aim to create a culture which inspires physical and mental well-being through a healthy active lifestyle.

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    PSHRE & Citizenship

    PSHRE & Citizenship

    PSHRE at Wright Robinson aims to give students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attributes that will help them now and in the future to manage their lives.  This is done through a programme that is relevant and appropriate to the ethos of our college and the needs of our students. 

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    Religious Studies

    RS

    Religious Studies at Wright Robinson will enable students to develop an appreciation of religious thought and its contribution to individuals, communities and societies.  It will help them  develop a holistic understanding of religion, enabling them to understand and articulate their own and others’ beliefs, values and commitments. 

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    Science

    Science

    Science at Wright Robinson college aims to engage, challenge, inspire and enthuse students to develop independence, curiosity and resilience, whilst developing an understanding of how science underpins everything around us.

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Statistics

96.3

Attendance

(NA 94.5%)

80.24

Progress 8

(NA 0.0)

41

5+ in English & Maths GCSE

(NA 43%)

64

4+ in English & Maths GCSE

(NA 65%)

79.
44.7

Attainment 8

(NA 46.7)

NA = national average

New Year 7- September 2022 Intake

Parents & Carers Evening: Monday 4th July

We would like to meet our parents and carers for the new September 2022 Year 7 cohort, so we are inviting you to a transition evening on Monday 4th July. There will be two sessions during the evening so please choose from either:

 

Session 1: 4:30pm – 5:30pm or Session 2 6:00pm – 7:00pm

 

The evening will be an opportunity for you to meet our Headteacher Mr Haworth, the Pastoral Team, SENDCO and other key staff. There will also be an opportunity to purchase items of school uniform. 

 

If you are a parent/carer of a student who will be joining the college in September 2022, please confirm your attendance for the evening by completing the Invitation Form.

 

 

Further information can be viewed here.