Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:

General principles
  • understand the purpose and value of their learning and see its relevance to their past, present and future
  • develop a rich and deep subject know
SMSC/FBV
  • Spiritual – explore beliefs, experience and faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surro
    unding world; use imagination and creativity drawing on own experiences
  • Moral – recognise right and wrong and respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues and offer reasoned views
  • Social – use well developed social skills to participate in the local community and beyond; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict
  • Cultural – appreciate their own and others’ cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain’s parliamentary system; participate in all cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity
  • Democracy – be part of a system where everyone plays an equal part
  • Rule of law – learn that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable for their actions and behaviour
  • Individual liberty – be free to express views or ideas
  • Tolerance and respect – to respect and tolerate the opinions, beliefs and values of others
Well-being
  • develop self-esteem, resilience and confidence
  • learn in a peaceful, safe, organised and supportive environment
  • learn how to respect themselves and others to build a cohesive learning community
  • follow their own interests and be themselves
  • think mindfully and reflect on their learning to enable independence
  • recognise that people are good at different things and share in own and others successes
  • build respectful relationships across the school community and beyond
Pupil voice
  • make a positive contribution to the school and local community
  • develop into an active citizen
  • take part in discussions and express their opinions about their learning
  • make choices about things that are important to them
  • contribute to planning their own learning
Pedagogy
  • excites, promotes and sustains children’s interest
  • promotes innovation, communication and creativity
  • promotes resilience through problem solving
  • enables and fosters children’s natural curiosity
  • enables children to reflect and evaluate on their learning thoughtfully
Enrichment
  • providing relevant and inspiring on and off-site activities regularly
  • offering opportunities for children to learn outdoors
  • developing partnerships with external providers that extend children’s opportunities for learning
  • holding specialist curriculum days or weeks
  • welcoming and encouraging parents and carers to take part in children’s learning and experiences
  • using high quality resources in and out of the classroom