Details of our school curriculum can be found below.

Where classes are taught by Key Stage, the long term curriculum maps are planned in rolling cycles.

At Birch Wood we have 3 curriculum pathways. Details of these pathways can be found here.

Birch Wood – Grange Drive

Birch Wood School is a successful and vibrant area special school which serves Melton Mowbray and the surrounding areas in Leicestershire. We provide a highly specialised and completely unique learning environment, which ensures we can meet a range of learning needs. More information can be found here.

Early Years Foundation Stage/Key Stage 1

EYFS + KS1

Currently: Classes 1RS and 1BN

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 Engagement/Independence Pathway

Currently: Class 2DB

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Cycle 2 – 2022/2023

Cycle 3 – 2023/2024

Cycle 4 – 2024/2025

Key Stage 2 Engagement Pathway

Currently: Class 2HOM

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Cycle 2 – 2022/2023

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3 Engagement/Independence Pathway

Currently: Class 3JD

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Independence/Aspire Pathway

Currently: Class 4MZ

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Post 16

Post 16 Engagement/Independence Pathway

Currently: Class 5CA

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Birch Wood Vale – Burton Road

Birch Wood Vale caters for students aged 11-19 with multiple learning difficulties on the moderate learning difficulties spectrum including Autism. We offer a mainstream style curriculum, which is broad and balanced providing students with the opportunity to take a range of qualifications including GCSEs. More information can be found here.

Nurture Independence/Aspire Pathway

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

TransitionIndependence/Aspire Pathway

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Year 7 Aspire Pathway

Year 8 Aspire Pathway

Year 9 Aspire Pathway

Year 10 Aspire Pathway

Year 11 – Aspire Pathway

Post 16

Autism Provision

Birch Wood Autism Provision is a centre of excellence for children with Autism. We provide personalised programs designed to support pupils in reaching their full potential in a safe and nurturing setting. Our learners will gain qualifications and vital life-skills, in a calm, supportive and therapeutic environment enabling them to excel both academically and socially. More information can be found here.

The Nest Independence/Aspire Pathway

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Cycle 2 – 2022/2023

Cycle 3 – 2023/2024

The BurrowAspire Pathway

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Cycle 2 – 2022/2023

The Treehouse – Aspire Pathway

Cycle 1 – 2021/2022

Cycle 2 – 2022/2023

The Den

The Yard

The Nook

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