The ACE partnership is a collaborative group of schools which span the KS3 and KS4 across NW Leicestershire. This partnership is primarily concerned with the development of curriculum and assessment and has involved all subject areas working closely together with ACE partnership schools to revise, improve and develop our subject content in line with GCSE and KS3 National curriculum requirements.

 

The ACE Curriculum and Assessment Project

The aims of the partnership are to work in collaboration to;

  • Produce and keep under review a common ACE core curriculum including concepts and knowledge, a related set of continual assessment statements and an end of year summa-tive assessment test.

 

All subjects have been working in collaboration since September 2014 to;

  • Revise our curriculum using the Pathway Model for every subject to be taught to Years 7, 8 and 9 from September 2015. 
  • Share good practice on how the Pathway Model is built into schemes of work and, where appropriate, embedded across the curriculum.
  • Produce common end of year assessments in KS3 which follow the agreed ACE Pathway model towards GCSE content and assessment.  The flight path model will be in line with GCSE grades.
  • The curriculum and assessment design for KS3 is aimed to ensure that students are well prepared for GCSE studies starting in Year 10.
  • Subject group members should ensure that there is good communication of developments to all teachers and to their own line managers at individual school level.

School Building News Update

During the last few weeks during our enforced school closure, we have been working behind the scenes to not only complete existing projects with restriction guidelines, but prepare for our next developments for Ivanhoe College. We are delighted to be able to share the following update: ROOF ...

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National Lockdown Writing Competition

National Lockdown Writing Competition

TIME FOR GENERATION LOCKDOWN TO WRITE This is your opportunity to write about your experience. Until midn...

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Proud to support keyworkers

Proud to support keyworkers

At Ivanhoe we are proud to be open and looking after the children of keyworkers, as well as being keyworkers o...

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Toilet Paper Challenge Video

The P.E. Department took on the toilet paper pass challenge. We hope it gives you a smile. ...

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Home Learning - Reading Help / Lists for Year 7, 8 & 9

Home Learning - Reading Help / Lists for Year 7, 8 & 9

Reading Help & Home Reading Lists Reading Help Dear Parents and Carers, Here are some good places...

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Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Please note hyperlinks below are not clickable due to the nature of the presentation, but all are easy to...

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Updates during school closures

Updates during school closures

Here we have some additional updates from our senior leaders during the school closures. 23/03/20 To ...

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Ivanhoe Way Poem

Science teacher Miss Gee has written this poem about the school closures. We're sure you will agree that we have amazing staff who are dedicated to the learning of our young people during this difficult time. ...

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Stephenson College Careers Trip

Stephenson College Careers Trip

On Friday the 28th February, 11 Year 9 students from Ivanhoe, along with another 50 from local schools, were i...

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SMART Watches not allowed at Ivanhoe

We politely remind parents and students that we do not allow SMART watches in school, with the exception of activity only trackers (such as fitbits which do not receive messages or notifications. ) Whilst we appreciate that technology advances are often embraced by young people there are a number o...

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Nut Aware School

Ivanhoe College is a food allergy aware school. This letter is to inform you that there are a considerable number of students at our school who have severe food allergies. The most common of these allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish and shellfish, soy and wheat. The most serious risk in our...

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Balancing Screen Time for KS3 Students

Balancing Screen Time for KS3 Students

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