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Drumchapel High School

Drumchapel High School

Drumchapel High School

Drumchapel High School have taken an enterprising approach to the delivery of a series Wider Achievement options across the curriculum. They have developed an embedded approach to enterprise and enterprising approaches to developing the range of skills their pupils may require for learning, life and work. This approach is part of the Broad General Education experience and within the Senior Phase.

In the following 4 videos, you will hear from the Headteacher, Principal Teacher of Wider Achievement, staff delivering the various options and the pupils themselves.

Video 1: Curriculum Approach

Head Teacher Robert Williamson and PT Wider Achievement Rebecca Dobson, discuss the vision for Drumchapel High School, why they have wider achievement and the organisation and practical timetabling arrangements for all options.

Video Link: https://www.youtu.be/7X9ccekg6Ok

Video 2: What's on offer

Staff delivering some of the wider achievement options discuss what they are offering the young people of Drumchapel High School.

Video Link: https://www.youtu.be/aHdOI8icx1I

Video 3: Challenges & Learning

PT Wider Achievement Rebecca Dobson discusses the challenges faced in established this model and how these were overcome. Staff delivering the wider achievement options share their professional learning as result of delivering these options.

Video Link: https://www.youtu.be/w_-MmfO2L74

Video 4: Impact & Advice

T Robert Williamson and PT Wider achievement Rebecca Dobson discuss the impact this curriculum delivery has had on staff and the wider school community. Pupils Arianna and Amy discuss their wider achievement options and the impact they have had on them. Finally, HT and PT offer advice to colleagues considering this type of curriculum approach.

Video Link: https://www.youtu.be/nmRqdiHd6a8

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