How We Teach

How do we teach?

At Portfield, the curriculum subjects are divided into four main areas - the arts, the sciences, the humanities and physical education. This generally follows the university model of subject categorisation. Many subjects contain aspects of multiple areas. See below:

The Arts

the expression or application of knowledge and skills in a creative context          

The Sciences

the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the world through observation and experiment

The Humanities

the study of human society and culture

 

English

Computing

Art

Design and Technology

Music

Science

Computing

Geography

Personal, Social and Health Education

Mathematics

History

RE

Geography

Personal, Social & Health Education

Modern Foreign Languages

 

Physical Education

the study of physical movement and health and fitness

 

 

For further information about how we teach these different areas of our curriculum, please see here:

The Arts

The Sciences and Humanities

Physical Education