Phase 2 Curriculum
Our curriculum is designed to empower every student to live The Hadley Way, facing every challenge with the confidence to care, aspire, achieve and endeavour.
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Within Phase 2, students are taught a broad and balanced curriculum which includes;
- Business, Economics and Finance
- Design and Technology
- Health and Social Care
- Modern Foreign Languages
- Philosophy and Ethics
- Physical Education
Business and Enterprise is an aspiring, rigorous and project based subject. The course is designed for students, to achieve an introduction to business and enterprise, whereby, it includes a vocational and a project-based element. In addition, the course empower students with skills, knowledge and understanding of the applied study of good business and enterprise practices and an understanding of working in the sector.
In addition, the Business and Enterprise activity affects the daily lives of all people, as they work, spend, save, invest and travel. The course therefore, also prepare the students to engage in business activity with confidence and competence, thus understanding how Business and Enterprise function and the role it plays in society. Through the evaluation of the past and present NCFE Business and enterprise, the students will develop specific skill such communication, interpersonal skills, marketing, mathematical and problem solving skills. NCFE Business and Enterprise makes an essential contribution, to the understanding of the world of work and encourages students to think about how and why people start in business.
At Oasis Academy Hadley, we are offering a board range of different styles in Dance including Contemporary, Jazz, Street and many more. We focus on confidence and how to express yourself through movement. We help to seek progress through a range of dynamics and creativity, Dance offers a history insight to famous practitioners who have made Dance what it is today. Engaging in the theory elements of dance, looking at how dance has evolved over the years and how we can create chorography through a stimulus.
Purpose of study Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, students design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art. Students learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens. Through the evaluation of past and present design and technology, they develop a critical understanding of its impact on daily life and the wider world. High-quality design and technology education makes an essential contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation.
At Oasis Academy Enfield and Hadley the Drama curriculum is designed to allow students to gain a detailed knowledge of Drama and Theatre. We believe that students deserve a broad and ambitious Drama curriculum, rich in skills and knowledge, as well as developing links between Drama and other subjects, including English, Citizenship and History. They will also learn about different aspects of Drama and Theatre with units based around plays, current affair, and theatrical techniques. The curriculum will encourage students to become creative, imaginative, confident and independent thinkers, who will be able to create original work as well as critically analysing professional and non-professional plays and performances. Students will have an appreciation of their own work and that of others, always demonstrating respect and empathy. It also aims to foster a love of Performing Arts as a whole, whilst also using Drama as a tool to enable students to develop key skills that will prepare them for their future.
The media curriculum upskills students in critical and analytical skills to improve their digital and media literacy. Students become proficient in technical, design and process skills and can project manage a media product throughout the cycle of production. Students develop their cultural capital through exposure to a broad range of media and explore their own creative skills. Students become more informed, critical and shrewd consumers and producers of 21st century media.
To nurture active citizens and encourage students to become confident, conscientious participants in the community through Personal, Social Health education and to encourage students to engage with philosophical, moral, ethical and civil debates. We ensure our students get a programme of religious education that increases students’ mutual understanding and empathy and that values diversity and inclusion in our learning communities.
Sociology students at Oasis Academy Hadley will develop a greater understanding and awareness of key social structures, processes and issues through the study of families, education, crime and deviance, mass media and social stratification.
By studying sociology, students will develop transferable skills including how to:
- Investigate facts and make deductions
- Develop opinions and new ideas on social issues
- Analyse and better understand the social world