Whole School Curriculum Planning
“The National Curriculum is just one element in the education of every child.”
The 2014 National Curriculum for Primary Schools set an exciting challenge for us; we have been able to design and shape the curriculum to meet the particular needs of our school.
We know that our children are fortunate to have the fabulous opportunity to learn in a safe and well resourced site and within a highly supportive community, however, we need to be aware of the challenge of our particular context and as a result we have three key drivers for our curriculum:
These three aspects are at the heart of our curriculum, they support our focus on securing transferable skills in all subjects as well as covering the full content as outlined in the new National Curriculum.
At St. Peter's C of E Primary School, we use the Chris Quigley 'Essentials' resource to ensure a thorough coverage of the National Curriculum. For details, please refer to the document below.
What does your child learn at school each day?
Find information about our curriculum subjects here.
The Foundation Stage
As children enter school we want to foster in them an active enjoyment of learning. Children follow a range of child initiated and adult led activities and resources are available and accessible for them to use and select as appropriate.
There are clear expectations of the provision that children will receive;
What makes a good lesson?
The School Council were asked what they thought makes a good lesson. This is what they said: