Cornerstones: curriculum maps, parent and carer information, Yoimoji

Curriculum intent

Our curriculum is broad, balanced and meets the requirements of the national curriculum. It has a project-based, thematic approach and provides children with a range of rich and memorable learning experiences.

 

Aims

  • Engage children through interesting topics and hands-on activities.
  • Make meaningful links between subjects.
  • Develop children’s skills, knowledge and understanding of a range of themes and concepts.
  • Make effective connections to the real world.
  • Help children to think creatively and solve problems.
  • Develop children’s capacities to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Enable children to make choices about their learning.
  • Take account of children’s interests and fascinations.

 

Our approach:

  • develops children to the best of their abilities
  • helps children to find their passions and interests
  • facilitates children’s acquisition of knowledge, skills and understanding
  • helps children to develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically and morally
  • assists children in becoming independent, responsible, useful, confident and considerate members of the community
  • promotes a positive attitude towards learning, so children enjoy coming to school
  • helps children to acquire a solid basis for lifelong learning
  • creates and maintains an exciting and stimulating learning environment
  • ensures that each child’s education has continuity and progression
  • enables children to contribute positively within a culturally diverse society

 

 

Structure

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Engage

  • hook learners in with a memorable experience
  • set the scene and provide the context
  • ask questions to provoke thought and interest
  • use interesting starting points to spark children’s curiosity

Develop

  • teach knowledge to provide depth of understanding
  • demonstrate new skills and allow time for consolidation
  • provide creative opportunities for making and doing
  • deliver reading, writing and talk across the curriculum

Innovate

  • provide imaginative scenarios for creative thinking
  • enable and assess the application of previously learned skills
  • encourage enterprise and independent thinking
  • work in groups and independently to solve problems

Express

  • encourage reflective talk by asking questions
  • provide opportunities for shared evaluation
  • celebrate success
  • identify next steps for learning

 

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Downloads

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Queen Emmas Year 1 Year 6 Curriculum Map 2018 2019.pdf 29th Nov 2018 Download