Curriculum

Our Curriculum has been dynamically planned; every element is carefully considered enabling a shared vision of high quality teaching and learning to permeate through the school. Our philosophy is to ensure:

  • Learning is based on knowledge rich experiences, underpinned by carefully considered and progressively planned skills.
  • Progress is measured by the level of independence, resilience and confidence in the application of skills and vocabulary, this is called ‘learning autonomy’.
  • Learning autonomy is defined by our team as ‘being able to use and apply skills independently and in a range of situations. The autonomy enables us to strongly identify when skills transform into knowledge and have been committed to long term memory.

Curriculum Progression of Skills

Each Subject Leader has created a bespoke Progression of Skills (PoSKs) which reflects our Whole School Curriculum Overview and Curriculum Statement. Our Progression of Skills ensures that all new learning is built on prior skills and knowledge and provides children with the opportunities to invest in their own success. The PoSKs are used to support the assessment process and inform all staff as to where the children’s learning should be moved on to next and whether the skills taught across the term/year have been committed to long-term memory.