By designing their own curriculum, Collegiate High School in Blackpool has responded well to the needs of its pupils.
The town's lack of investment has created areas of deprivation, leading to low aspirations and under achievement for many pupils.
The Ulysses project aims to make the pupils more independent and successful learners. Their success has lead to them being a case study for the Key Stage 3 curriculum reforms.
Individual needs are met by the staff, in a combination of a tutor group format and cross-curricular teaching.