Phase 2 (Years 9/10/11)

Phase 2

The Phase 2 department in Talbot School supports the year groups 9 to 11 with the age range of students being 13 to 16 years.

Students are currently classed by ability with classes varying in size from, roughly, 6 students to 12 students. Each class has 1 teacher and 2-3 support staff dependent on the size and needs of the groups.

As with Phase 1, classes within the department follow a curriculum that is guided by the learning Pathway that is appropriate to the ability of the group.

Below are some of the lessons that students will experience when they move into Phase 2.


Pathway 1 and 2 students

Pathway 1 and 2 students will take part in Enrichment activities throughout the year.

Students will take part in sessions in each of the 4 areas. Students will, where appropriate, move to different rooms and be taught by different teachers for each subject.

These subjects will include-

  • The world about me
  • Art
  • Music and Drama
  • Independence and Interaction


Duke of Edinburgh candidates and Pathway 3 students.

Students taking part in the DofE this year will team up with pathway 3 students during Enrichment sessions.

They will work on the various elements required to fulfil the Duke Of Edinburgh award. These modules will include ‘physical’, ‘skills’, ‘volunteering’ and a camping expedition.

Both bronze, silver and pathway 3 students will also take part in art and music sessions.

Nurture and Wellbeing.

Students throughout the department will take part in a range of activities designed to promote the mental and physical wellbeing of all students.

Below are the lesson headings that students will cover throughout the year.

  • Relax
  • Food and Drink
  • Games
  • Physical
  • Pamper
  • Create
  • Give
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