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The Intent of our Curriculum
We believe every child has the right to be a successful and confident citizen who is able to make a contribution to the world they live in. Our curriculum is designed to challenge, develop and nurture the ‘Whole Child’; we therefore aim to ‘Inspire Lifelong Success’.

Our School Values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin everything from our behaviour, teaching and learning to the very conversations we have. Our Values are:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Resilience
  • Kindness

 

Aims

We have identified 5 main aims which, along with our school values, are constantly considered when deciding how and what we teach. Our Curriculum should:

  • Be facilitated through memorable experiences
  • Develop excellent Communication Skills
  • Celebrate Diversity
  • Involve Exploration, Enquiry and Problem solving
  • Enable children to take responsibility for their own learning
     

Our Approach

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.”

Mark Van Doren

To ensure our curriculum inspires lifelong success, we operate a ‘topic’ approach, which makes relevant links between subjects and provides a meaningful context for learning, with relevance to life made explicit. If at any time a subject cannot be meaningfully linked to the Topic it is taught discretely.

 

More information about individual subjects taught and the curriculum for each year group can be found below: 

 

Non National Curriculum Subjects: 

By Year Group:

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