Our curriculum is formed from a number of different experiences.
- Children will learn primarily through a range of different lessons in classrooms be they discrete learning experiences or continual/blended experiences with a driving question.
- They will have access to a range of different assemblies that will develop their understanding of our schools’ character values, the world and cultural events.
- Playtimes and lunchtimes will form key times for the children to engage in social and less structured physical activity.
- Children will have special theme days and will engage with significant events in British history.
- There will be access to a range of different clubs/trips to supplement learning and provide a range of life experiences.
- Homework will focus on basic skills.
- After school provision will promote physical and emotional excellence.
How we judge the success of our curriculum
We define academic success as:
- Children achieving excellent progress from their starting points
- Children with positive attitudes towards learning
- Children who are driven and motivated to do well
- Having the ability to transfer and apply skills and knowledge between disciplines
We define physical success as:
- Everyone is ready to participate in learning
- Having the knowledge to make informed choices about healthy diet
- Being able to participate in a healthy lifestyle
- Being aware of the barriers to a healthy lifestyle and knowing how to overcome them.
We define emotional success as:
- Recognition and appreciation of diversity
- Supporting themselves and others to flourish
- Becoming independently and collaborative learners
- Having resilience in the face of adversity