Curriculum Policy Statement – Broadhempston Primary School
- to provide an enriching and challenging curriculum which will inspire a passion for different subjects
- to maintain individual Teaching and Learning Policies within the school while following current government curriculum guidelines
- to embody rigour and high standards and create coherence in what is taught in our school
- to ensure that all children have the opportunity to acquire a core of essential knowledge in the key subject disciplines and develop learning skills and personal qualities
- beyond that, to allow teachers the freedom to use their professionalism and expertise in order to help all children realise their potential
- to enable parents to understand what their children should be learning throughout their school career so that they can support them
- to provide a curriculum which acts as a benchmark for the school and to help young people to move confidently through their education, taking into account the needs of different groups including the most able and pupils with special educational needs and disabilities( SEND)
- to provide regular reports on pupil progress both in written form and at Parents' Evenings
- to maintain a sensitivity to the individual ethos of the school when planning the curriculum
- to strive to give children the opportunity for cross-curricular activities within the school, whether it be in a sporting/cultural capacity, or in the classroom, if this is deemed appropriate/ manageable
- to encourage the children to become lifelong and independent learners and able to respond positively to the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
This policy was approved by the governing body on 3 February 2016.