Does this sound any better?

School starts at age 5. Mornings – Art, reading, writing and basic maths. Afternoons – The great outdoors. No testing. No homework.

Age 7 – Mornings – introduce history, geography, sciences (inc. coding), arts and humanities. Afternoons – The great outdoors. No testing. No homework.

Age 10 – Mornings – introduce languages. Afternoons – The great outdoors. No testing. No homework.

Age 12 – Children choose cohorts based on personal preference and aptitude. Cohort A – International Baccalaureate. Cohort B – Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Two years of prep to enter cohorts. No testing. No homework. 2 afternoons per week – The great outdoors.

Age 14 – Children enter cohorts. Examinations and award assessments as per schedule. Introduction to apprenticeships and start of entry to work guidance. 2 afternoons per week – The great outdoors.

Age 15 – Children choose cohorts based on personal preference and aptitude. Cohort A – International Baccalaureate. Cohort B – Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Cohort C – Vocational apprenticeship. Examinations and award assessments as per schedule. Entry to work guidance continues. 2 afternoons per week – The great outdoors.

Ages 16-18 – Children enter cohorts. Examinations and award assessments as per schedule. Entry to work guidance continues. 2 afternoons per week – The great outdoors.

 

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One comment

  1. Little Brown Bird · · Reply

    Sounds like a recipe for well rounded individuals 🙂

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