The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Skegness Grammar School

We produce well-rounded individuals, and take pride in their personal achievements. Our students aspire to high academic success, whilst enjoying a variety of extra curricular opportunities.

Curriculum

At Skegness Grammar School we offer a wide and challenging curriculum in an academic environment from Year 7 to 13.

At Skegness Grammar School (SGS), all Key Stage 3 (KS3) students follow a broad curriculum, which enables them to make an informed choice for the beginning of their Key Stage 4 (KS4) studies.

Find out more about the KS3 curriculum by downloading the Skegness Grammar Curriclum document. If you require any additional information or have any questions please get in touch.

The 2-3 year KS4 provides students with a full range of subjects, designed to give learners the knowledge and skills to thrive in life. All students will commence courses leading to 10 full GCSEs. Find out more about the KS4 Curriculum by downloading the ‘Key Stage 4 Prospectus’ document.

At Key Stage 5 (KS5) we offer a wide range of A-level courses. At present, all students in Year 12 study three subjects at GCE level. Some students, upon receipt of their GCSE grades, may decide to study four subjects. Students in Year 12 have the option of following an accredited enrichment course including the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This has grown in popularity in recent years with many students opting to complete the 5000 word dissertation. Find out more about the KS5 Curriculum by downloading the ‘Sixth Form Course Guide Jan’ document. For further information about Sixth Form at Skegness Grammar School please visit the Sixth Form area of the website.

In addition there is a very rich programme of sporting and extra-curricular activities across all key stages. Students also study Citizenship, PSHE and Careers Education.

Popular subjects studied at SGS:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama & Theatre Studies
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Extended Project Qualification
  • Further Maths
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • LAMDA Public Speaking
  • Maths
  • Modern Language
  • Music
  • Physical Education and Sport Studies
  • Philosophy & Ethics
  • Physics
  • Pre-teaching
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education
  • Sociology

Modern British Values

The Trust is very supportive of the ethos of promoting British Values, and preparing our pupils for success in a modern Britain.

A heavy reliance is placed upon broadening horizons for each and every child and this includes developing the core skills of tolerance, respect, teamwork, resilience and building self-esteem. These are all values and qualities that we feel are relevant in order to play a full and meaningful role in society, and are promoted via our extensive house system that lends itself to cultural and sporting competition, democratic principles, social mixing, the development of greater pastoral care and enhanced PSHE. 

Click here to find out more about British Values at our academy

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