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Overview

Our Curriculum:

  • Has our values at its core.
  • Recognises and builds on children’s prior learning.
  • Focuses on the development of character and social skills.
  • Develops creative and questioning learners.
  • Provides pupils with opportunities to develop self-esteem, motivation, and
  • aspirations.

Mission Statement

Inspiring Learning Everyday
Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:
• understand the purpose and value of their learning and see its relevance to their past, present and future
• experience the challenge and enjoyment of learning
• develop and demonstrate their creativity
• develop new skills through a variety of interesting contexts.

Purpose

Children should leave Kehelland Village School with a sense of pride in belonging to the local community, with the self-confidence and life skills to question others and with understanding and tolerance of others. They should be curious and excited to explore the wider world. They should have a strength of character. We want children to question their learning, to have the courage to challenge what they are told, and the confidence to stand by their beliefs.

Character Development

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to develop their understanding of:

Character - Explore their own character virtues and develop positive personal strength.

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:
• learn how to respect themselves and others
• recognise that people are good at different things
• recognise the character strengths in others and support their development

We also develop the following through our curriculum delivery:
Social - Use a range of social skills to participate in the local community and beyond; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer, and cooperate; resolve conflict
Moral - Recognise right and wrong and respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues and offer reasoned views
Cultural - Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain’s parliamentary system; participate in cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect, and celebrate diversity
Spiritual - Explore beliefs, experiences, and faiths, feelings, and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others, and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity and reflect on experiences.

Tolerance and respect - To respect and tolerate the opinions or behaviour of others
Individual liberty - Be free to express views or ideas
Rule of law - Learn that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable for their actions and behaviour
Democracy - Be part of a system where everyone plays an equal part

Enrichment

We will enrich our curriculum by:
• welcoming parents and carers to take part in children’s learning and experiences
• developing partnerships with external providers that extend children’s opportunities for learning
• providing on and off-site subject or topic related activities
• offering opportunities for children to learn outdoors
• using quality resources in and out of the classroom
• holding specialist curriculum days or weeks.

Pupil Voice

Pupil voice is encouraged to support our pupils to develop a positive attitude to their learning through ownership, inspiring questioning, provoking conversation, and thus developing enquiring minds.

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:
• express their opinions on a range of different topics and issues
• make a positive contribution to the school and local community
• contribute to planning their own learning
• explore ways of becoming an active citizen
• make choices about things that are important to them
• take part in democratic activities across the curriculum.


Well-being

Our curriculum will give children the opportunity to:
• reflect and think mindfully about their learning
• develop self-esteem and confidence in their abilities
• learn in a peaceful and supportive environment
• build respectful friendships.