Curriculum Statement

'Only our best will do!'

Intent

 At Albrighton Primary School and Nursery, we believe that a broad, rich and creative curriculum is essential in the education of all pupils.  We believe in celebrating the whole child so that they are:

  • Inspired to fulfil their maximum potential academically, personally, socially and emotionally ensuring they are prepared for their next stage in their education and beyond.
  • Happy confident individuals who believe in themselves and respect others.

To fulfil our vision, we are committed to providing a high-quality curriculum that Engages and enthuses our pupils; Develops a deeper understanding by acquiring new skills and knowledge; Innovates children to think creatively; and allows them to Express their learning and share their successes.

 As a school, we are very lucky to have such a varied and interesting locality and we use our strong community links to enhance our curriculum and encourage a true love and curiosity for the world and everything in it. 

 For each subject's intent please click on the link below for more information.

Art and Design Intent

Computing Intent

D&T Intent

Geography Intent

History Intent

MFL Intent

Music Intent

PE Intent

PSHE Intent

RE Intent

Science Intent

 

 Implementation

 

We have developed a creative and thematic curriculum by adapting the Cornerstones approach ensuring we are able to deliver a rich menu of exciting, and motivating learning projects designed to challenge and spark imagination through contexts that have meaning to our pupils here at Albrighton.

Due to the unique make-up of our pupils, our school curriculum follows a two-year cycle.

Children progress through four stages of learning:

Adventurous              Curious              Excited          Adventurous                    Curious                 Excited 

Industrious            Purposeful              Resilient          Industrious            Purposeful              Resilient

Imaginative           Inventive                 Resourceful         Imaginative           Inventive                 Resourceful

Confident             Articulate             Reflective         Confident             Articulate             Reflective 

Our curriculum offer is driven by:

General Principles

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:

  • Explore the breadth and depth of the national curriculum.
  • Develop new skills through a variety of interesting contexts.
  • Develop a rich and deep subject knowledge.
  • Develop and demonstrate their creativity.
  • Experience the challenge and enjoyment of learning.
  • Make links and transfer skills to different aspects of learning.
  • Develop learning as a life-long skill.

Well-being

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:

  • Work in a range of groups and settings.
  • Build respectful relationships.
  • Recognise that people are good at different things.
  • Develop self-esteem and confidence in their abilities.
  • Reflect and think mindfully about their learning.

Pupil Voice

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:

  • Make a positive contribution to the school and local community.
  • Take part in democratic activities across the curriculum.
  • Express their opinions on a range of different topics and issues.

Pedagogy

Our curriculum will be taught through a pedagogy that:

  • Enables and fosters children’s natural curiosity.
  • Excites, promotes and sustains children’s interest.
  • Promotes problem solving, creativity and communication.
  • Enables children to reflect on and evaluate their learning.
  • Offers all children memorable experiences.

Enrichment

We will enrich our curriculum by:

  • Welcoming parents and carers to take part in children’s learning and experiences.
  • Providing on and off site subject or topic related activities.
  • Offering opportunities for children to learn outdoors.
  • Holding specialist curriculum days and weeks.
  • Responding spontaneously to national and world events.

SMSC and Fundamental British Values

At Albrighton Primary School and Nursery, we are fully committed to ensuring our children become well rounded citizens of the future and prepared for life in modern Britain. We believe passionately in the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development of all of our children. Our strong ethos of SMSC underpins our teaching and learning within and beyond the classroom. This includes the promotion of Fundamental British Values. These aspects are at the heart of our curriculum and pedagogy.

Impact

Pupils at Albrighton are ready to move on to the next stage of their education with the necessary age-related knowledge and skills. They are resilient learners who have acquired a thirst for knowledge and the confidence to take risks. All pupils achieve their full potential.

 

National Curriculum Programmes of study

English   Maths   Science   Computing  Design & Technology   Geography   History   Music   Art

 

KS1 Curriculum documents

Science in Year 1   Science in Year 2   Art   History   Geography   Design & Technology   Computing   RE