Curriculum principles - "Why does our curriculum look the way it does?"

"Start children off on the way they should go and even when they are old they will not turn from it" (Proverbs 22:6)

The curriculum is mapped and planned with a clear process of learning in mind. It has specific learning intentions for every subject, ensuring that children receive a broad and balanced curriculum which equips them for the next stage in their learning as well as life in modern Britain.

The school’s curriculum promotes and sustains a thirst for knowledge and understanding and also a love of learning. It is planned and organised on a termly basis. English, including grammar, punctuation and spelling, along with Mathematics, are taught on a daily basis. Where possible this is through a cross-curricular approach linked to the theme currently being studied by the children. Other curriculum areas such as Art, Science, Design & Technology, Computing, History and Geography are taught through a thematic approach. PE and Religious Education are also taught at least once a week. All children experience Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) through a taught curriculum. Our curriculum has been designed to ensure enriched learning but also to help teachers make all learning exciting, active and meaningful for children.

 

We have been consulting with our children, staff, parents and governors about our curriculum and ways to enhance it further. We are pleased to announce that from September 2018 we will be using the Cornerstones Curriculum in conjunction with our own skillful planning. Please click on this link to find out why the Cornerstones Curriculum is so effective.

File icon: pdf Curriculum Development Statement Sept 2018 [pdf 365KB] Click to download