The aims of our school curriculum are:
- To help children to develop lively enquiring minds, the confidence to question, and the ability to debate rationally.
- To promote a positive attitude towards learning, so that children enjoy coming to school helping them to receive challenging, stimulating, worthwhile and enjoyable experiences which will lead them into a love of life long learning
- To teach children the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and computing.
- To help children gain understanding of and respect for religious and moral values and appreciation and tolerance of other groups, races, religions and ways of life and points of view.
- To help children to develop a concern for the quality of their immediate environment and to understand the world in which they live.
- To help children develop an awareness and appreciation of human achievements and aspirations.
- To help children, through diligence, commitment and self-discipline achieve the highest standards of which they are capable.
- To help pupils in the development of their own individuality and independence, enabling them to discover and recognise their own strengths.
- To enable children to be creative and develop their own thinking.
- To teach children about their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time.
- To help children understand Britain’s cultural heritage and enable children to be positive citizens in society.
- To fulfil all the requirements of the National Curriculum and the Locally Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education
- To teach children to have an awareness of their own spiritual development and to understand right from wrong.
- To help children understand the importance of truth and fairness, so that they grow up committed to equal opportunities for all.
- To enable children to have respect for themselves and have a high self-esteem, and to be able to live and work co-operatively with others.