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The children are at the forefront of our curriculum offer. We intend to develop children’s independence whilst creating inquisitive young minds and embedding the lifelong skills we look to secure in our future generation.
We intend to develop people who are:
- respectful members of the community who care for themselves, others, the world around them and accept people for who they are
- adaptable learners who are able to solve problems in a variety of different ways
- curious learners who are eager to know and learn more
- expressive can communicate their learning in a variety of ways to different audiences
- co-operative citizens who are able to develop strong relationships, resolve their own conflicts and who are able to learn and play successfully
- adventurous learners who are willing to take risks, try out new methods, ideas, or experiences.
- resilient learners who embrace challenge and are willing to learn from failure
- active learners who are engaged in their own learning journey and understand the importance of physical movement and health
We have designed a curriculum to engage, inspire and enthuse our children. By being successful in our curriculum approach, we are confident of truly ‘Making a Difference’.
Each term, class teachers write to parents outlining the themes and topics being taught in their class. The detail of our Curriculum offer can be found below. Parents are encouraged to support our curriculum by helping their children at home with, for example, reading and practising number facts and times tables.
Reception children follow their own curriculum for the Early Years Foundation Stage which builds the foundations for future learning across the subjects and keystages. A summary of our Reception Curriculum is provided for all parents of children joining the school in Reception.
Children in Years 1 to 6 follow the statutory guidance outlined in The National Curriculum.
The National Curriculum is a blueprint used by all schools to ensure that teaching standards are universally consistent. Schools are free to plan how the National Curriculum fits with their particular strengths and introduce other activities that extend the learning experience for their pupils.
The National Curriculum:
- sets out the most important knowledge and skills that every child has a right to learn.
- is a flexible framework given to teachers by Government, so that all school children are taught in a way that is balanced and manageable, but stretching enough to challenge them and meet their diverse needs.
- gives standards that measure how well children are doing in each subject so teachers can monitor achievement and plan to help them do even better.
Our lessons, topics and subjects are designed to promote enquiry and curiosity and to be relevant to the children, encouraging them to build on their prior learning and create links between different topics.
Our experience has shown that our curriculum approach of enquiry brings learning to life and makes learning much more meaningful.
As we have mixed age classes we have a rolling programme of learning. We name these Cycle A and Cycle B. The academic year 2023 - 2024 is Cycle B.
At Grosvenor Park, the subjects we teach are:
Curriculum 'Maps' 2023 -2024
Curriculum 'Content' Letters
These letters outline the curriculum content for each class.
Fundamental British Values
Our Fundamental British Values underpin our whole curriculum approach.
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Phonics and Reading Schemes
Grosvenor Park has developed an "in-house" scheme of work which has it's own structure and resources. It is closely linked to our reading scheme and home readers.
Grosvenor Park reading scheme draws on a wide range of published schemes to give our children the breadth and depth needed to develop early reading. Each book is carefully matched to the child's need. Children are regularly informally assessed to ensure they are reading at the right level. Children take home books that can be read with relative ease. Books of a higher level are used in Whole class reading and Guided reading sessions to develop higher level skills.
To support our delivery of Mathematics, our school uses a Scheme of Work called 'Busy Ant Maths' (published by Collins). This supports an whole school overview.