Within our school curriculum and ethos we aim to:
- Embrace a Christian ethos and value every individual within our community
- Promote the joy of learning in all that we do, learn and teach
- Encourage, and expect, care and respect for one another, ourselves and the environment.
- Offer a safe and stimulating learning environment in which all members of the community are motivated and challenged to be their personal best and life-long learners
- Endeavour to prepare children to be well-equipped and active citizens in our diverse society and the wider global community. They leave confident in knowing how they can make a positive difference
- Teach with excellence through continuing professional development of adults and rich experiences. We aim to nurture and celebrate the particular gifts and talents of pupils
We define our ‘curriculum’ in the broadest possible terms, to embrace all the learning opportunities, formal and informal, that are planned for children in school to encourage their further growth and development. We place the Global Dimension – of which Global Citizenship is a key element – at the centre of our curriculum.
Further details of our curriculum organisation can be found in our Curriculum Policy.
Year Group Curriculum OverviewsEYFS Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Subject information and supportEnglish Maths Religious Education Science Physical Education Foundation Subjects I.C.T Music Art PSHE Higher Achieving and Talented Pupils
The Global Dimension
We place the Global Dimension – of which Global Citizenship is a key element – at the centre of our curriculum. The Global Dimension is integral to the curriculum of each subject, the approaches we use to teach, the foundation for many assemblies and the wider curriculum.
We believe that placing our strong Christian ethos and Global Dimension at the heart of our school gives us our unique curriculum, which prepares children to be kind, compassionate and active citizens in an ever-changing world and life-long learners.
‘A global citizen is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world – and their place in it. They take an active role in their community, and work with others to make our planet more equal, fair and sustainable…. global citizenship is all about encouraging young people to develop the knowledge, skills and values they need to engage with the world. And it’s about the belief that we can all make a difference.’ (Oxfam Education)
Knowledge & Understanding
Values & Attitudes
|Social Justice and Equity||Sense of identity and self-esteem||Critical thinking|
|Diversity||Empathy and sense of common humanity||Ability to argue effectively|
|Globalisation and interdependence||Commitment to social justice and equity||Ability to challenge injustice and inequalities|
|Sustainable development||Value and respect for diversity||Respect for people and things|
|Peace and conflict||Concern for the environment and commitment to sustainable development||Co-operation and conflict resolution|
|Belief that people can make a difference|