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St Richard's

Church of England First School

Curriculum

As a Church of England school, Christian values form the foundation of everything we do at St. Richard’s C of E First School. From these Christian values, it is our aim to equip the children with the skills that they need to become positive, responsible and driven members of society. 

 

Stakeholders endeavour to ensure the children of St. Richard’s have a curiosity for all around them and understand the importance of their role in preserving God’s world.

The school’s leaders and staff have a shared vision for curriculum and together we strive to provide opportunities to meet the needs of all learners. Our highly structured approach to the core subjects supports the learning of all other topics. Learning of non-core subjects is topic based, which enables us to make cross curricular links, so that children learn transferable skills. 

 

Our topics begin with a ‘Sparkling Start’, hooking the children in and a ‘Fabulous Finish’ to showcase the learning journey. Topics are carefully planned and a rationale is completed to ensure each topic designed has clear outcomes. Topics include a visit, visitor and a career link. These real-life contexts enable our children to gain an understanding of the world around them, as they form their own aspirations for the future. Topics promote a positive work ethic and a love of learning, whilst widening children’s experiences.

 

The unique curriculum at St Richard’s inspires life-long learners. This allows children to explore and flourish. Our children are prepared for the next steps in their education and are motivated to reach their own individual excellence.

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Curriculum Drivers 

 

Driver 1 – Children at St Richard’s are curious about the world

 The curriculum at St Richard’s aims to teach children about the world and the sites and landscapes beyond Evesham.

 

Driver 2 – At St Richard’s children want to make a positive contribution / difference to the world

 To help children broaden their horizons the curriculum at St Richard’s will ensure the children leave the school knowing how to make a positive contribution to society.

 

Driver 3 - Children at St Richard’s are protectors of the world god created

The world around is an amazing place and children at St Richard’s need to learn to take care of it in order to preserve it for future generations. Driver 3 is formed on the need for pupils to understand they have a part to play in their future and that caring for the wider climate, environment and animals in it is very important.

Curriculum Subject Leaders

If you would like to find out more about a subject or the curriculum we follow please ask to speak to the leader of the subject you have a query about. 

 

Subject Leaders

Maths - Mrs Cameron

Reading and Phonics - Mrs Golby

Writing - Mrs Liley

Religious Education - Ms Burman /Miss Macleod

Science - Mrs Peet / Miss Macleod

Computing - Miss Poynter 

Art and Design - Miss Longman

Design and Technology - Miss Longman

Geography - Miss Eden

History - Mrs Eksteen

Languages - Mrs Eksteen

Music - Mrs Sheward

Physical Education - Mr Ridlinton

English as Additional Languages - Mrs Bryony Meek

 

EYFS lead - Mrs Peet and Miss Eden

KS1 lead - Mrs Cameron

KS2 lead - Mrs Golby 

Non Core Curriculum Lead - Miss Vaux

SENDCO - Mrs Evans (Key Stage Two) Mrs Bayes (Key Stage One)

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