Curriculum Intent

CURRICULUM VISION

 

At the forefront in all that we do, the school’s vision is to provide opportunity, excellence and innovation in all branches of learning.  By creating a flagship school that is the ‘Centre of Excellence’ in scores of disciplines, academic and beyond, each unique child’s potential is explored and talent is discovered.  Our vision is to uphold the balance between excellence (standards) and enjoyment.  Serving the context of the school we broaden horizons and raise aspirations.  Emphasis is placed on physical, social and emotional health to ensure an active body and healthy mind.

 

INNOVATION

 

CENTRE of EXCELLENCE

TALENT DISCOVERY

EXCELLENCE &

ENJOYMENT

 

HEALTH & WELL-BEING

RAISING ASPIRATIONS & LIFE CHANCES

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INNOVATION

The school has an ethos for change which allows freedom for curriculum experimentation and supports risk taking.
Curriculum innovation is a result of continuous reflection, careful staged process of change and whole school working in a unified direction.
Curriculum design and teaching pedagogy is at the forefront of education.
Cutting-edge computer and technology assisted strategies support learning at Langney Primary Academy, in all curriculum areas.
With the National Curriculum as the basis, the school’s local curriculum is boundless and provides a distinctive education for its pupils

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CENTRE of EXCELLENCE

The school provides the highest standard of teaching in every subject and discipline.
Quality educational experiences enable all pupils to achieve their full potential in every subject area.
Subject specialist teaching brings expertise, passion and deeper knowledge of subjects beyond the demands of the primary curricula.
Staff access high quality and subject specific continuing professional development.

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TALENT DISCOVERY

The school provides a vast and varied enrichment and extra-curricular programme on to unearth children’s hidden talents
The potential of highly attaining pupils and those showing promise early in their school career is harnessed in the school’s ambitious Scholars Programme, that bridges between key stages and school settings.
We develop and promote community links as a sequential extension of ‘talent spotting’ to develop further opportunities.

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EXCELLENCE & ENJOYMENT

Curriculum design evidences clear progression of learning and is consistently taught throughout the school.
Sound teacher subject knowledge promotes depth of coverage and effective content sequencing.
The standards pupils achieve, in all subjects, is high.
The school curriculum inspires and encourages a love for learning.

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RAISING ASPIRATIONS & LIFE CHANCES​

The curriculum prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.
Career aspirations learning enhances character education through building transferable skills whilst encouraging a first-hand experience of the world of work.
Emphasis is placed on the learning of life skills in order to function with real-world responsibilities.
Curriculum opportunities broaden horizons and raise aspirations through exposure to experiences within and beyond the locality.
All pupils, particularly disadvantaged pupils, are exposed to cultural experiences and accumulation of knowledge in order to nourish social mobility.   

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

The curriculum and wider learning promotes spiritual, moral, cultural and physical development of pupils.
Children are positively encouraged to be physically active at every opportunity and understand the long term benefits of exercise on physical and mental health
Ways to Wellbeing (Connect, Give, Be Active, Keep Learning, Take Notice) are endorsed to develop self-awareness of all aspects of healthy living.
Mental health and resilience is strengthened by an all encompassing ethos of effective identification and signposting of support.