Our Curriculum Rationale

First and foremost, the individual pupil is at the heart of everything we do, taking into account background, SEND, ability and is based on the Gospel Values.

The curriculum:

  • Is underpinned by The Catholic ethos and Gospel Values
  • Has the unique and valued individual at the heart of all we do
  • Raises aspirations for all pupils
  • Is purposeful and relevant and ensures that learning is contextualised
  • Inspires and immerses pupils in their learning
  • Builds upon prior learning
  • Develops a growth mind set
  • Celebrates the process of learning rather than just the product and ensures that failing is seen as an opportunity for new learning
  • Ensures that they are secondary ready by being balanced on skills and knowledge.
  • Is memorable and experiential – ensuring that all pupils have opportunities to experiences that will offer enrichment
  • Develops strong relations with the community; the school, local and wider community
  • Promotes SMSC and British Values throughout their learning journeys