Presentation on theme: "From September 1 st 2014, the Government stipulated that schools devise their own school curriculum which encompasses the requirements of the Government."— Presentation transcript:
From September 1 st 2014, the Government stipulated that schools devise their own school curriculum which encompasses the requirements of the Government set national curriculum.
The school curriculum must offer : a broad and balanced curriculum within which the national curriculum is taught promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils and of society prepares pupil for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life. a daily act of collective worship the teaching of religious education provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)
Factors to be considered to make the Bredgar CEP Curriculum unique Church of England status and the practical expression of that maintain and further enhance high academic achievement provide opportunities to develop pupils for their future lives in the wider world responsive to the children’s interests
The practical expression of our Church of England status - Christian values are at the heart of the school curriculum - Each term, each class will reflect upon and investigate a Christian value - Take opportunities to practically express the Christian values eg charity work, developing a strong school community which contributes to Bredgar Village life,
Maintain and further enhance high academic achievement The new national curriculum is knowledge based. There are statutory programmes of study stipulated by the Government which set out the ‘matters, skills and processes’ to be taught at each key stage. The Bredgar CEP School Curriculum encourages the use and application of this knowledge through project work. Use the latest teaching techniques. Make learning fun, exciting and relevant.
Provide opportunities to develop pupils for their future lives in the wider world Using evidence gathered by the Office of National Statistics about Swale, this contributed to the identification of 5 broad themes which are revisited each academic year. Diversity Enterprise Going for Goals Cherish World Faith
Responsive to the children’s interests One term a year is left open for the children’s interests to lead the work Class teachers will engage with the children to identify an area of interest and then plan an appropriate project, ensuring that key knowledge is taught and skills practised.
How can Parents/Carers help? The Government states, “Schools should do everything to promote wider reading.....set ambitious expectations for reading at home.” Support the Enterprise curriculum – opportunity to occasionally work in school and have own business mentioned on school website Talk to your child about project work and personal targets Help them to learn facts eg times tables, names of capital cities and countries, names of significant historical figures, famous artists, names of plants,
The National Curriculum Subjects In Key Stage One (Butterfly Class) Core subjects: - English - Mathematics - Science Foundation subjects: Art and design, computing, design and technology, geography, history, music, physical education Religious Education
The National Curriculum subjects In Key Stage Two (Badger and Beaver Classes) Core subjects: - English - Mathematics - Science Foundation subjects: Art and design, computing, design and technology, geography, history, music, physical education and languages Religious Education
Emphasis on English and Maths Use English and Mathematical skills across all subjects Greater emphasis on Standard English, grammar, spoken language and vocabulary. Greater emphasis on highlighting maths in everyday activities and across all subjects
Assessment Current Yr 2 and Yr 6 children will be assessed using the old system ie National Curriculum levels All other year groups will be assessed using a new system. No national assessment system – schools left to devise their own.
Assessment Mastery Curriculum – breaks subject matter and learning content into units with clearly specified objectives which are pursued until they are achieved. A mixture of on-going teacher assessment and end of year formal assessments.
The New System of Tracking Based on principles for assessment in Foundation Stage Emerging, Expected, Exceeding. Government expectation of children being assessed at the end of each academic year. School will track children throughout the year to ensure on-going progress using Local Authority designed software.