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Curriculum Statement


Through our curriculum at Renhold VC Primary we go above and beyond to ensure that all pupils to flourish and achieve their full potential and enjoy a rich and varied range of highly engaging and memorable learning opportunities that develop a love of learning across all curriculum areas.  Our curriculum is first and foremost child-centred so all learning is relevant to our pupils. Our curriculum represents the whole of our learning community and provides a wide range of opportunities for our pupils to be able to relate to their learning.

We seek to make creative links between curriculum subject areas, making learning enjoyable and relevant for our children. We promote the development of thinking skills and positive learning behaviours to equip children to be resilient, independent and motivated learners. Much of the children’s learning centres around cross-curricular topics. Lessons and activities are designed to encourage children to enjoy and seek a challenge, to view mistakes as helpful learning experiences and to not set limits on themselves.

As a minimum, we follow the guidelines set out in the National Curriculum and the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework. We follow the Read Write Inc Scheme for teaching phonics and spelling. For mathematics we use White Rose Maths.

This is supplemented with clearly mapped out bespoke Curriculum Plans used in conjunction with the commercial Cornerstones Curriculum. 

The Cornerstones Curriculum helps children to:

  • learn about a range of interesting topics in creative ways
  • develop skills, deep knowledge and understanding in a range of subjects
  • make meaningful cross-curricular links
  • identify their interests and develop their passions
  • find out about themselves, the wider world and their place in it
  • develop their confidence, resilience, happiness and well-being.

For more detailed information relating to specific subject areas and Year Group plans. Please follow the links below.