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Personal Development

The school's curriculum extends beyond the academic subject knowledge and skills pupils are taught. It aims to promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of the children, preparing them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life. 


Developing Resilience, Confidence and Independence

  • Rich and engaging curriculum.
  • Consistent use of learning intentions and 'steps to success' in lessons to help children develop ownership of their learning.
  • Forest School lessons.
  • Performance opportunities.


Knowing How to Keep Physically and Mentally Healthy

  • School counselling service.
  • Nurture and Thrive provision.
  • Daily Mile and Minfulness time in class.
  • School  Games Platinum Mark, recognising the range of physical activities, competitive sporting opportunities and numbers of pupils involved.


Preparing for Future Success

  • Transition arrangemetns as the children move to secondary school.
  • Breadth and diversity of the curriculum to help prepare children for their secondary school curriculum.


Developing Responsible, Respectful, Active Citizens who Contribute to Society

  • Online safety curriculum & Online Safety Week.
  • School Council.
  • Extra curriculum opportuniites, e.g. Y4 and Y6 residential visits
  • Relationship (Behaviour) Policy - restorative approach to supporting improved behaviour.


Understanding of British Values

  • School's Policy & Practice (on website). 
  • School Vision & Values (on website).
  • PSHE lessons.
  • Multi-cultural curriculum enrichment (e.g. Y6 visit to Gurdwara and Y3 visit to the Church)
  • Y6 visit to the Houses of Parliament and Tower of London 


Understanding and Appreciation of Diversity

  • Music, stories and themes shared in assemblies.
  • Texts and curriculum content (e.g. Windrush studies in Y6).
  • Languages & Geography Week, celebrating the World Cup.
  • Sharing experiences and cultural backgrounds (e.g. African food tasting in Y3)