- to enable all children to learn, and develop their skills, to the best of their ability;
- to promote a positive attitude towards learning, so that children enjoy coming to school, and acquire a solid basis for lifelong learning;
- to teach children the basic skills of literacy and numeracy;
- to enable children to be innovative, to use ‘thinking’ and problem-solving skills, and to be independent learners;
- to develop children’s skills of team work and the ability to work in collaboration with others;
- to enable children to understand and appreciate the arts, and give them opportunities to develop their own artistic and creative abilities;
- to teach children about the developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time;
- to help children understand Britain's cultural heritage;
- to enable children to appreciate and understand the importance of scientific and technological discoveries and development;
- to give children an awareness of and experience of speaking and understanding other languages than English;
- to teach children ICT skills and to apply these skills across the curriculum to support their learning;
- to appreciate and value the contribution made by all ethnic groups in our multi-cultural society;
- to enable children to be positive citizens, contributing to the society in which they live;
- 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 distinguish 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 high self-esteem, and to live and work co-operatively with others.
Below you will find the curriculum overviews / long-term plans for each key stage.
For more detail on each subject, please click on the individual subject title.