• 3D Design

    The Design department is committed to allow students to bring their creations from an initial idea into a 3D model or product design. You will gain an understanding of the design processes from CAD (Computer Aided Design) to hand model making across the subject

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  • Art

    Through Art we explore different cultures as well as British Values. We inspire our students to contribute to exhibitions and organise visits. We teach our Art students to be creative thinkers, inventive problem solvers and resilient workers.

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  • Computing

    In Computer Science we are committed to providing Students with a current and in-depth understanding of the workings Computer Systems, Block & Text based Programming languages, as well as, Office and Multimedia Software applications. 

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  • Dance

    The Dance department aims to provide a range of dance styles and an exploration of different dance themes. Students experience all 3 elements of dance; Choreography, Performance and Appreciation, as well as having the opportunity to perform their own work in a variety of performances. 

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  • Drama

    Drama lessons aim to incorporate and develop the use of a range of dramatic techniques and skills. Students learn the craft of preparing a dramatic piece and are given opportunity to perform to a range of audiences.

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  • English

    Our aim is to enable students to develop skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening and to facilitate and encourage an accurate and imaginative use of language. Through the exploration of a wide range of literary texts and the use of language in many contexts, we help students to master the essential tools of communication and to learn to think for themselves. 

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  • Food

    The Food Prep Department is committed to providing pupils with a current and in-depth understanding of the workings of a kitchen. We aim to impart a comprehensive knowledge of food preparation, production and health and safety awareness, spanning an extensive range of techniques, themes and cultures.

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  • Geography

    At Castle Manor, we want to stimulate an interest in and a sense of wonder about places to help students make sense of a complex and dynamically changing world. It explains where places are, how places and landscapes are formed, how people and their environment interact, and how a diverse range of economies, societies and environments are interconnected. It builds on students’ own experiences to investigate places at all scales, from the personal to the global. 

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  • Health & Social Care

    We are committed to helping students understand how an individual develops throughout their life span and how the Health and Social Care Sector can support individuals at different life stages.

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  • History

    At Castle Manor, we want to inspire students to learn about the past both to understand where they come from and to understand how the world around us has evolved to be as it is today. Throughout lessons, students will be given the chance to debate, research, analyse and evaluate important moments in time and to reflect on the impact that they have had.

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  • Languages

    In Modern Foreign Languages, we have a commitment to ensuring that our students are best prepared for the international world of work, changes in trade and international development in the future. We aim to widen students’ horizons, deepen their knowledge of other cultures and enable them to communicate in one, if not two different European foreign languages

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  • Maths

    The Mathematics Department is committed to providing pupils with a curriculum that is interesting, relevant and up to date. We want our students to have a positive and successful experience that leaves them with a love for the subject, positive attitudes towards it and the ability to apply it in educational, real life and practical contexts.

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  • Music

    Music lessons aim to encourage and support all music abilities with a performance to peers or a wider audience. Students learn the core principals of music theory, performance and composition through a range of activities. 

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  • Photography

    The Photography Department is committed to providing pupils with a current and in-depth exploration of the techniques and artist working in the Photographic industry. You will gain an understanding of the values and rules that photographic imagery can convey to the viewer. 

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  • Physical Education

    Physical education underpins successful school sport and sustained lifelong participation in physical activity and must be an entitlement for all children and young people.  High quality physical education develops pupils’ physical literacy and is important in developing their social, emotional and cognitive capabilities.

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  • Religious Education

    At Castle Manor we value diversity and community; these are key cornerstones of Religious Studies We encourage students to develop and evaluate their own opinions whilst considering others points of view. We are keen to promote critical thinking in every student as we believe that this is key to being a successful member of society. 

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  • Science

    Science affects each and every one of us, every day of our lives. Scientific skills will help our students in their future lives: to make the correct choice when comparing data; enable then to confidently work with potentially hazardous materials; know the importance of assessing and controlling risk; as well as understanding the content of the science curriculum.

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  • Skills for Life

    The aim of our Skills for Life curriculum is to ensure that all students develop the knowledge and skills to thrive as safe, healthy and responsible individuals both in the school and outside in the community.  Our lessons enable students to learn about themselves, know the difference between right and wrong and how to grow as morally sound individuals with aspirations for their future.

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