Cognitive Science underpins all aspects of the curriculum and the school has access to in-house specialism in using ‘Desirable Difficulties’, especially the testing effect (retrieval practice) to prepare learners for life. In addition, test anxiety around high-stakes tests is addressed using the latest research; this is unique to Hollygirt.
In addition, our ACE (additional curriculum enrichment) provides further learning opportunities, subject support and ‘Stretch and Challenge’ through embracing concepts such as problem-solving, debating, growth mindset and emotional intelligence.
For a copy of the latest GCSE Options Booklet (2021 – 2023), click here.
Courses run as per the needs of the cohort and are subject to minimum class sizes.
“Senior school pupils develop a strong core of mathematical ability which they apply with confidence across the curriculum. They are supported and encouraged by well-structured teaching and the additional support which is available through clubs”
ISI Inspection eport, April 2022