As all maintained schools do, we follow the National Curriculum which covers a range of subject;
English, maths, science, history, geography, design and technology, art, music and PE. We follow the Cambridgeshire agreed syllabus for teaching religious education.
Our Curriculum intent statement is as follows;
Alderman Payne Primary School - Curriculum Intent
We passionately believe that the primary school curriculum has a broader purpose than just teaching “facts”. The aim of our curriculum is to develop skills of perseverance, resilience, and a mistake being the opportunity to learn something new. We want our children to be
inquisitive and to have the skills of enquiry and critical thinking, drawing on their love of reading.
Our curriculum is used as a basis to stimulate children’s learning in a creative inclusive way. This cross curricular approach engages children and supports their understanding of what happens in the wider world. As most of our children live in small villages, we want to enhance the children's pride in their local area, but also to widen their understanding of the
We want them to share our values of respect for all groups of people as well as themselves, in order that they can become active, kind and generous citizens of the world.
We emphasise “family” and celebrate the importance of family engagement. We recognise the positive impact that family members can have on their child’s learning.
We provide a safe caring environment for children to learn in, ensuring that all aspects (including e-safety) are addressed.
To explain our curriculum intent to the children, we have developed the FIVE FABULOUS FOUNDATIONS.. These are the skills and attitudes that we want all our children to acquire over their time in school.
The Five Fabulous Foundations are;
For more detailed information about our curriculum see below.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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