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Headteacher: Miss Tammy Docking

admin@ashburton-primary.devon.sch.uk

Whistley Hill, Ashburton, TQ13 7DW

01364 652343

Only a few days to go until we can welcome all pupils back to school!

Our Curriculum Overview

The Big Picture

The ‘Big Picture’ of our curriculum outlines the principles of teaching and learning at Ashburton Primary School. These principles are separated into three sections:

 

The Intent: Our vision, design and aspirations for our curriculum

The Implementation: The strategies and steps that we take every day to achieve our curriculum intent

The Impact: To evaluate and evidence standards of teaching and learning

 

The Big Picture of the Ashburton Primary School Curriculum  INTENT

  • Achieve our Core Statement – ‘Putting Children and Learning at the heart of everything we do’
  • Ensuring our vision is firmly embedded across all aspects of school life, especially the curriculum.
  • Embed our core value of respect in the curriculum and the dispositions of our pupils
  • To deliver a ‘knowledge-engaged curriculum’ where skills and vocabulary are developed alongside knowledge and understanding.
  • To develop learning to learn skills (metacognition) and subject specific skills through a knowledge engaged curriculum.
  • Reading is promoted across the curriculum. Throughout the day, the children are expected to use skills/knowledge gained in reading across the whole curriculum.

 

Intent

Core Purpose

‘Putting Children and Learning at the heart of everything we do’

Our Vision

Inspire

Believe

Discover

Achieve

Belong

Core Value

Respect Each Other’s Rights

Respect Each Other’s Learning

        Respect our School Community and Environment

 

Curriculum Design

The development of subject specific skills and learning behaviours coupled to the acquisition of knowledge

Learning Behaviours

Skills and Vocabulary

Knowledge and Understanding

Reading Across the Curriculum

Attitudes and attributes for learning and life

Subject Specific Skills and vocabulary required to attain and excel

Deep learning of the key concepts of our curriculum and the National Curriculum.

Children will be expected to use their reading skills across the curriculum

 

The Big Picture of the Ashburton Primary School Curriculum – IMPLEMENTATION

  • Through the consistently high application of out 10 Key Principles for effective teaching and learning
  • Through our integrated curriculum where children are immersed and engaged in relevant topic learning
  • Through discrete subjects taught progressively across the school and developed through effective leadership and professional development

Implementation

Our 10 key principles for effective teaching and learning

High Aspirations

Inspire and Challenge

Pupil Progress

Positive Habits

Variation

Developing Learning Behaviours

Relationships

Questioning and Feedback

Assessment for Learning

Subject Knowledge

Our Integrated Curriculum

Overarching themes and topics that have a significance for learners and society; providing relevant and inspiring content.

e.g Discovery

e.g. Rugby World Cup

e.g. The Romans

e.g. Elfing around Europe

Our Discrete Subjects

Writing

Reading

Mathematics

RE

Geography

PSHE

History

science

PE

Computing

Music

Art and Design

Phonics

Design and Technology

EYFS

Outdoor learning

MFL

 

 

The Big Picture of the Ashburton Primary School Curriculum – IMPACT

  • Positive and improving learning behaviours
  • Exemplary conduct
  • High levels of attendance and punctuality
  • Healthy and active lifestyles
  • High outcomes – demonstrating skills, knowledge, vocabulary and understanding
  • High quality and bespoke professional development opportunities
  • Thorough self-evaluation
  • Ambitious and focused school improvement

 

Impact

Evidencing the improvements in the standards of T&L through…

Behaviours and Attitudes

Quality of Education

Learning Behaviours

Conduct

Attendance and punctuality

Healthy and Active life Styles

Outcomes

Professional Development

SEF and SIP

Development of skills knowledge, vocabulary and understanding.

                   

 

 

The Big Picture of the Ashburton Primary School Curriculum

The principles of our curriculum (INTENT, IMPLEMENTATION and IMPACT) are combined and summarised as the big Picture of the Ashburton Primary curriculum:

Intent

Core Purpose

‘Putting Children and Learning at the heart of everything we do’

Our Vision

Inspire

Believe

Discover

Achieve

Belong

Core Value

Respect

Respect each other’s rights

Respect each other’s rights to learn

Respect our school community and environment

 

Curriculum Design

The development of subject specific skills and learning behaviours coupled to the acquisition of knowledge

Learning Behaviours

Skills and Vocabulary

Knowledge and Understanding

Reading Across the Curriculum

Attitudes and attributes for learning and life

Subject Specific Skills and vocabulary required to attain and excel

Deep learning of the key concepts of our curriculum and the National Curriculum.

Children will be expected to use their reading skills across the curriculum

Implementation

Our 10 key principles for effective teaching and learning

High Aspirations

Inspire and Challenge

Pupil Progress

Positive Habits

Variation

Developing Learning Behaviours

Relationships

Questioning and Feedback

Assessment for Learning

Subject Knowledge

Our Integrated Curriculum

Overarching themes and topics that have a significance for learners and society; providing relevant and inspiring content.

e.g Discovery

e.g. Rugby World Cup

e.g. The Romans

e.g. Elfing around Europe

Our Discrete Subjects

Writing

Reading

Mathematics

RE

Geography

PSHE

History

science

PE

Computing

Music

Art and Design

Phonics

Design and Technology

EYFS

Outdoor learning

MFL

 

Impact

Evidencing the improvements in the standards of T&L through…

Behaviours and Attitudes

Quality of Education

Learning Behaviours

Conduct

Attendance and punctuality

Healthy and Active life Styles

Outcomes

Professional Development

SEF and SIP

Development of skills, knowledge, vocabulary and understanding.

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