The School Motto
‘So enter that daily thou mayest become more learned and thoughtful.
So depart that thou mayest become more useful to thy country and mankind.’
It, therefore, follows, that pedagogical approaches take account of the following at Southend High School for Girls:
The Trivium provides a staged support/scaffold for the knowledge to memory to skills curriculum, with questioning as an essential part of the repertoire.
Our belief is that if we teach in a way that enables learning, our students will be well-educated, knowledgeable and resilient enough to do well regardless of whatever external benchmarking they may be measured against; this embodies the Trivium ideals.
The pedagogical concepts linked to the three Trivium pathways are exemplified below: