Year 7

Computing starts as a discrete subject in year 8 due to our Skills of Success Curriculum.

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The Skills of Success are taught to all Year 7 students. It mirrors the skills based approach to learning that is very successful in our Primary Partner Schools. Students spend 40% of their week with one teacher, developing the skills they need to be successful learners and achieve great success in their time at Abbot Beyne. the Competency Curriculum focuses on developing four key learning skills which we call TRICs!

  • Team Worker
  • Reflection
  • Independent Learning
  • Creativity

Students develop the skills via a series of projects which are celebrated publicly to add value to the learning experience.

From an IT perspective students are given iPads to work with throughout Year 7. They are also introduced to importance of using IT responsibly and safely.