Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is values-led and supports the school vision SEEKING • SERVING • SOARING •. Rooted in developing an understanding of our locality, our country and our world, it aims to foster in pupils the characteristics of effective learning; and the attitudes, skills and knowledge to enable them to take their place as compassionate global citizens of the 21st Century.

 

Our curriculum is values-led; it intends to:

  • Promote pupils’ understanding of, and commitment to, our school values; hope, courage, compassion, integrity and respect
  • Support pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development; including their understanding of right and wrong, and of equal opportunities for all

Our curriculum supports the school vision; it intends to:

  • Provide a broad and balanced education for all pupils that is carefully planned and sequenced to extend knowledge and skills for future learning and employment
  • Provide opportunities for all pupils to experience and participate in arts and culture and to build confidence, character and resilience through creativity
  • Enable pupils to develop subject-specific knowledge and skills, and understand concepts to the best of their ability, and to be able to choose and apply these effectively
  • Ensure access to learning for all pupils, with high expectations and appropriate levels of challenge and support
  • Promote reading for purpose and for pleasure
  • Equip pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life.

Our curriculum is rooted in developing an understanding of our locality, our country and our world, it intends to:

  • Support pupils’ understanding of their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time, and Britain’s cultural heritage
  • Our curriculum fosters in pupils the characteristics of effective learning; it intends to:
  • Promote a positive attitude towards learning, the development of a growth mindset and independent learning skills
  • Promote open-mindedness and diversity, and provide opportunities for pupils to develop their own thinking

Our curriculum fosters in pupils the attitudes, skills and knowledge to enable them to take their place as compassionate global citizens of the 21st Century; it intends to:

  • Enable pupils to develop self-confidence together with the ability to live and work co-operatively with others
  • Support pupils’ physical development and responsibility for their own health, and provide opportunities to be outdoors in natural environments
  • Enable children to make a positive contribution to society and develop an understanding of global citizenship

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  • Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School
  • Checkendon
  • Reading
  • Berkshire
  • RG8 0SR
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01491 680693
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