Each area is led by a Head of Faculty and is likely to be divided up into two or more departments. To support the school improvement process each faculty constructs an annual Faculty Improvement Plan.
The English Faculty offers courses in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies. As well as exam success and proficiency, we aim to help our students develop a deep understanding, appreciation and love of the English Language, Literature and all aspects of our multimedia society. We will challenge, encourage and inspire students beyond the classroom.
English Faculty contacts
At Winchmore we follow the Key Stage 3 National Numeracy Strategy Framework for teaching Mathematics in years 7, 8 and 9. In Key Stage 4 pupils follow the Edexcel 2 Tier Linear Course. This year we will also be offering the Edexcel GCSE Statistics Course in addition to the normal curriculum.
Maths, Business & Computing Contacts
Winchmore School has a successful and dynamic Science and Technology Faculty with science lessons taught in brand new laboratories and workshops. Our aim is to motivate and educate pupils into becoming the scientists and technologists of the future. The department has shown a successful improvement in attainment over several years, across all key stages.
The Expressive Arts Faculty comprises of five departments which are Art, Dance, Drama, Music and P.E. The Expressive Arts faculty prides itself on its ability to foster enthusiasm and encourage creativity in our students.
Expressive Arts Contacts
French, Spanish and German and are taught on the curriculum at both Key Stages 3 and 4. There are also opportunities to gain GCSE's in Community Languages such as Turkish, Greek, Italian , Polish, Urdu and many more.
Geography and History are part of the compulsory curriculum in Years 7, 8 and 9. In Years 10 & 11 they are popular options and students achieve GCSE results above the school average. Religious Education is taught as a separate subject and is part of the compulsory provision until Year 11.