Term 3a: Connected Curriculum overview

An overview of Big Ideas, driving questions and Grand Challenge activities for term 3a can be found below.  These must be shared in subject lessons and students are requested to make connections between their subject specific content and to other disciplines through the Big Idea or Grand Challenge.  They make effective lesson or forum starter activities for example.  Students will then be able to effectively complete Reflect and Connect and Grand Challenge sessions.  Exit Point is on Friday 25th May, for Foundation, Level 1, Level 1+.


Risk: Progress involves exposing ourselves to and considering the impact of danger, harm, uncertainty or opportunity

Entry-Exit point activities planned by the Drama department

Reflect and connect resources can be found here

Level 1

Reflection: Complex decision making requires space and time

How can reflection help us to make better decisions?

Entry-Exit point activities planned by Science department

Reflect and connect resources can be found here

Level 1+

Enterprise: The ability to make money through development of products and situations appropriate to different markets requires application of certain skills

How can you apply new knowledge and skills to develop new products and ideas? 

Entry-Exit point activities include students working towards designing a social enterprise for a enterprise competition.

Level 2

Grand Challenge: Cultural Understanding

Driving question: How can we heal our humanity?

Students are working towards creating a magazine about various issues such as racism and sexism.  They will partake in a summit that discusses the driving question.

Weekly resources here




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