At Wombridge Primary School, we offer a curriculum which is broad and balanced, creative and which promotes the spiritual, moral, social, cultural and physical development of pupils at the school.
Our curriculum prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life as engaged citizens.
The school curriculum comprises all learning and other experiences that are planned for our pupils and is based on the National Curriculum, but goes beyond this. We teach religious education to pupils at every key stage using local SACRE guidance.
We follow the new Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework for children in Reception. We follow the statutory National Curriculum programmes of study for English, mathematics and science from Year 1 to Year 6. Our curriculum matrix maps all subjects, taught discretely or as part of a topic of inter-related study, to ensure progression and content coverage of the National Curriculum in all other subjects. This ensures effective schemata which provide the links within and across subjects and topics supporting pupils to know more, remember more and do more. Our planning also makes provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE).
Our curriculum provides pupils with an introduction to the essential knowledge they need to be educated citizens. It introduces pupils to the best that has been thought and said, and helps engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement. It provides an outline of core knowledge around which teachers develop exciting and stimulating lessons to promote the development of pupils’ knowledge, understanding and skills. We teach our pupils about British values throughout the school year, taking advantage of cultural opportunities, events in the news and our curriculum.
Our Curriculum Intent is to ensure that we build on our pupil’s prior knowledge through our carefully sequenced curriculum. We know our pupils have made progress as they will know more and remember more as a result of our Curriculum offer.
Through our stimulating curriculum and school values, we aim to ensure that all pupils leave us with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes that they need to succeed in life. It is our goal for all our children to be confident learners who thrive in school and who fulfil their potential in an environment that supports their mental well-being.
We endeavour to instil a love of learning in our pupils. The fundamental skills in English and maths are at the centre of our teaching and learning, however, we feel very strongly that children should be given every opportunity to learn about, explore and develop personal interests and have a passion for different subject areas that they, as individuals, enjoy. We are invested in the holistic needs of our pupils and support their emotional health and well being through our experienced and dedicated Inclusion team.
Our extensive outdoor area is a valuable resource for the school curriculum. Forest School, log areas, climbing frame and the large playing field provide vital opportunities for outdoor learning. We also have a wonderful greenhouse and outdoor area to support our pupils to nurture and grow plants and vegetables from seed, which enables our pupils to connect with nature, supporting their SEMH needs.
Please click on the link below to view our Curriculum Statement which describes the Intent, Implementation and Impact of our Curriculum offer.
CURRICULUM PROGRESSION AND END POINTS
Please click on the links below to view how our Curriculum offer supports Fundamental British Values and SMSC:
Please see the following information on our curriculum.