Our Curriculum

Our Curriculum

The school takes a skills-based approach to teaching the curriculum, which aims to enable our children to take an active part in their life as a citizen of Great Britain. It covers all aspects of the revised National Curriculum.  In today’s work climate, there is now a need to shift the focus of the curriculum to lifelong skills and preparing children for life after school. Children need to achieve, but they also need confidence and resilience to do this. We believe that the personal, social, emotional, spiritual and moral development of the child should be given high priority and is viewed as an integral part of the whole curriculum experience.  With this in mind, we have decided upon a thematic, whole school approach to the curriculum, which enables us to ensure progression in learning from Years 1 to 6.  Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage also follow a thematic curriculum, based upon the children’s interests and the statutory requirements of the EYFS.

Curriculum Drivers

We have two key drivers, which we believe are particularly important in giving our school its identity. Our first curriculum driver is Physical Activity, which we passionately believe can play a crucial role in child development. We offer our children as many opportunities as possible to take part in an extensive range of sports, whilst also seeking out opportunities to include active elements to lessons across our entire curriculum. Our second key driver is Values Education, which also runs through everything we do. We believe that helping our pupils to develop strong values will give them the platform to go on and make a success of their future lives.