Curriculum

Williamwood High School provides a wide range of courses and learning opportunities to suit the needs of all pupils. There are many courses designed to offer a more flexible approach to learning and reinforce a commitment to achievement. Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) aims to raise standards of learning and teaching for all 3 to 18 year olds by providing a coherent, more flexible and enriched curriculum. It aims to help prepare children and young people with the knowledge and skills they need in a fast changing world. It is all about bringing real life into the classroom and taking lessons beyond it. If you would like to find out more, please click here.

S3 is a period of transition. Pupils move on from the Experiences and Outcomes which make up the broad general curriculum into Fourth Level Experiences and Outcomes which form the basis of study in the Senior Phase. By reducing the number of subjects taken in S3, pupils will be able build the depth of knowledge, understanding and application of skills necessary to lay the foundations for more specialised learning in the Senior Phase. If you would like to find out more about S3 options, please click here.

Pupils move to the Senior Phase in S4 to S6. It includes studying for National Qualifications. The approach offered in Williamwood High School ensures a broad experience across the curriculum areas up to the end of S4, providing pupils with a wide range of knowledge, skills and exciting experiences that they can draw on as their lives, careers and job opportunities continue to change. If you would like to find out more about the senior phase, please click here.

If you would like to find out more about National Qualifications, please click here.

East Renfrewshire Council’s Vocational Programme for S4-S6 pupils has a number of options which allow young people to develop employability skills. As most of the courses are based in local further educational colleges, pupils are given the chance to experience college life which increases their confidence about making a successful transition from school. If you would like to find out more about the vocational programme, please click here.

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