Curriculum Statement 2019
Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy, kind members of the community.
We aim to be at the forefront of education giving our pupils a spectacular education.
Work hard. Be kind.
At Mead Vale Primary School we deliver an inclusive, broad, rich and creative curriculum which provides our pupils with engaging, meaningful learning experiences to inspire, enthuse and challenge learning. Our curriculum aims to identify opportunities for all pupils to apply their core knowledge and skills in English, Mathematics and Science across all subject areas. Our cross curricular topics are planned around a theme or Power of Reading book to promote a pleasure in reading and learning. We also encourage our pupils to engage in a range of extra-curricular activities, in particular sport, and are proud of our many achievements in these areas.
We aim to prepare our pupils for life in modern British society by fostering in them attitudes and qualities which will enable them to become confident, caring, respectful and responsible citizens. Mead Vale Primary pupils are given a voice and involved in planning and decision making. They are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning both collaboratively and independently. In doing so, we intend to foster a lifelong love of learning.
We are an estate school with a constantly evolving curriculum which responds to the needs of learners and their interests by enhancing learning experiences and raising awareness of local, national and global issues. Thus, we will develop outward looking pupils who are able to engage in learning about themselves and have an understanding of the wider world and its complex cultures.
Ultimately our curriculum is intended to:
- Develop our head and body: what we learn.
- Develop our hearts and character: who we are.
- Develop our actions and attitudes: how we live and learn.
- Develop our moral compass: where we fit in the world.
Through quality teaching of knowledge, skills and vocabulary across core and foundation subjects, all children are challenged to be inquisitive, compassionate, courageous and creative learners. They have opportunities to influence their own learning through age appropriate and progressive themes and topics. Effective characteristics including being ambitious, resilient, reflective and imaginative are modelled, and these drive teaching and learning.
Our children will be confident in their use of acquired skills, knowledge and core school values which they will use to advance their education and enhance their lives.