Bedminster Down School

Curriculum Overview

Bedminster Down School Curriculum Statement: Click Here

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Our curriculum aims to:


Curriculum Organisation

Overarching points



Four days a week students in all year groups read culturally significant English literature for the duration of their tutor time. The chosen texts are challenging in terms of the vocabulary and themes that they introduce, ensuring student’s literacy levels and cultural capital are explicitly developed every day.


Curriculum Review and Monitoring

The effectiveness of the curriculum is monitored through a range of activities including:


The curriculum statement is reviewed annually by a named member of the Senior Leadership Team.

In 2020/21 and 2021/22 the statement will be reviewed by the Vice Principal.

Any proposed changes to the statement are discussed with the Academy Governance Committee (AGC).