Our Curriculum

At The Keystone Academy, we believe learning should be exciting and purposeful. Our curriculum is designed to support every student in reaching their full potential, celebrating neurodiversity as a strength, and nurturing the whole child for success and happiness.

How Our Curriculum Supports Students:

  • Differentiation: We cater to a variety of learning styles and needs. This means offering a range of activities, resources, and assessments that allow each student to excel.
  • Individualised Learning Plans (ILPs): We work closely with parents and carers to create personalised plans that address each student’s strengths, goals, and any specific needs.
  • Engaging Activities: Our curriculum is packed with hands-on experiences, projects, and opportunities for exploration that make learning fun and relevant.
  • Positive Reinforcement: We celebrate effort, progress, and individual achievements to build confidence and a love of learning.
  • Collaboration: We believe in the power of teamwork. Our curriculum incorporates opportunities for students to learn from and support each other, fostering a sense of community.

Our Subjects and Your Child’s Potential:

  • Creative Subjects (Art, Design & Technology, Food Technology): Develop problem-solving skills, fine motor skills, self-expression, and creativity.
  • Communication & Literacy (English, PSHE): Enhance communication skills, build vocabulary, explore emotions, and develop critical thinking.
  • STEM (Science, Maths, Computing): Nurture curiosity, problem-solving skills, logical thinking, and digital literacy.
  • Humanities (History, Geography, RE): Foster a sense of identity, cultural understanding, and critical thinking skills.
  • Outdoor Studies: Develop social skills, physical fitness, a connection with nature, and an appreciation for the environment.

How Our Curriculum Aligns with Our Vision:

  • Exciting and Purposeful: The curriculum is designed to be engaging, relevant, and spark a love of learning.
  • Reaching Potential (Every Student): We cater to individual needs and learning styles to ensure all students can thrive.
  • Celebrating Neurodiversity: We recognise and value the unique strengths each student brings to the classroom.
  • Nurturing the Whole Child: We focus on intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Safe and Respectful Environment: We foster a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued.
  • Collaboration: We believe in the power of teamwork and learning from each other.


Ignite your imagination and express yourself through vibrant colours and forms.

Design & Technology:

Bring your ideas to life, solve problems creatively, and build amazing things.

Food Technology:

Master culinary creations, explore different cultures through taste, and discover the science behind delicious food.


Unleash your inner storyteller, build a rich vocabulary, and learn to communicate with confidence.


Develop essential life skills, navigate emotions with understanding, and build a strong sense of self.


Explore the wonders of the world around you, ask critical questions, and uncover the magic of science.


Sharpen your problem-solving skills, unlock the power of logical thinking, and become a confident mathematician.


Code your own creations, explore the endless possibilities of technology, and become a digital whiz.


Travel through time, meet fascinating characters, and understand the stories that shaped our world.


Embark on a global adventure, learn about different cultures, and develop a love for our planet.


Explore different faiths and beliefs, foster respect and understanding for all cultures, and discover your own values.

Outdoor Studies:

Get active, connect with nature, and develop essential life skills through exciting outdoor adventures.