We are proud to develop our curriculum to create learning opportunities that meet the needs of all our pupils.  The following areas explain why we deliver the curriculum in the way we do.  At a trust level, we have a curriculum policy: –

The South Essex Academy Trust Curriculum Policy.

At Westwood, we have worked to develop our approach to best meet the needs of our school community, explained here: –

The Aims of the Westwood Academy Curriculum.

How we realize our curriculum.

Our Curriculum Outcomes.


For more detail about the National Curriculum, please click here.

Our approach to teaching reading.

In order to teach reading, we use a number of strategies.  A summary of these can be found in this document:

Our Approach to Reading and Phonics.

Paper copies of information and policies are available on request, for free, from the school office.