Our Curriculum Design
Our vision is 'to give our children the best possible start to the rest of their lives'. So it is vital that our curriculum provides breadth and depth of subject knowledge combined with opportunities to steadily develop skills, building on previous learning. Together this enables our children to become successful, independent learners with a curiosity and love of learning.
As a basis we follow the requirements set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and the National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2. In addition, as Church of England school, we follow the Locally Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education supported by the Diocese of Rochester materials. However, these statutory requirements are just part of our wider curriculum which aims to provide a genuinely broad, balanced and engaging curriculum that will support their moral, spiritual, social and cultural understanding to enable them to make a positive contribution to their local and wider community.
We have been especially careful to focus on finding gaps in knowledge and skills and using staff resources for immediate interventions. We have also included an emphasis on children's well-being and focusing on understanding feelings of isolation etc.