Referrals: 0800 0246 985
Enquiries:  020 3823 3030
Referrals: 0800 0246 985
Enquiries:  020 3823 3030

Leaways School ~ Head Teacher: Richard Gadd
Theydon Road, Clapton, London, E5 9NZ
020 8815 4030

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Themed curriculum                      

Leaways School London has established a curriculum that encompasses both the National Curriculum and the specific needs of each individual student at the school. This is a skills-based curriculum that links subjects and year groups purposefully and progressively together, through exciting and stimulating themes that will positively develop the student's Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Well-being.

pe iconPhysical Education

english iconEnglish

maths iconMaths

ict iconICT

re iconReligious Education

design technology iconDesign and Technology

personal dev iconPSHCE

art iconArt Craft and Design

Aims and Principles

The school evaluates each student's individual needs and creates a timetable that supports their learning requirements.

The school curriculum offers all students the opportunity to learn and to undertake experiences through a range of activities and to do so with an assurance of success. The curriculum is based on students having the confidence to achieve at a pace and level that meets their needs, which is suitably challenging, engages them in the learning process and is delivered with purpose and rigour by our staff.

The National Curriculum and a commitment to family and community, partnership in the learning and teaching process underpins our themed curriculum.


Each student is encouraged to:

  • Acquire good moral values and develop habits of effective self discipline and acceptable social behaviour.

  • Listen attentively.

  • Develop an enquiring mind with the confidence to explore through trial and error.

  • Learn to communicate effectively in verbal and non verbal means.

  • Learn to communicate meaning in pictorial or written forms.

  • Learn to acquire information from various sources and to record findings in various ways including the use of ICT.

  • Understand mathematical ideas.

  • Learn to apply numerical skills.

  • Understand basic scientific ideas.

  • Gain a basic understanding of historical and geographical skills and knowledge.

  • Acquire the control of tools, ICT equipment and technology.

  • Learn about different religions.

  • Appreciate the joys and benefits of PE and experience a range of sporting activities.

  • Use music, drama and art/craft forms as a means of creative expression and enjoyment.

  • Learn how to play imaginatively, independently and cooperatively in formal and non formal structured environments.

  • Learn self help skills and be made aware of the working world in preparation for adult life. 

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