Curriculum

Curriculum Intent

We aim for a Newlands child to:

  • Have a love of learning
  • Embrace challenge and be resilient
  • Have mastery of key skills

Curriculum Implementation

Delivering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment to encourage GROWTH of the individual.

Global – a fully inclusive environment where children feel part of their school and the wider community

Resilience – taking risks, embracing challenges with perseverance and confidence

Outstanding – seeking excellence, igniting curiosity while promoting individuality

Well-being – a safe environment where all of us thrive

Together – communicating openly, where contributions are valued and voices are heard

Happy – we all enjoy learning

To support this we provide a curriculum for all children at Newlands that:

  • Provides purposeful and learning experiences, which are tailored to the child’s needs and experiences, within inclusive and enabling environments which stimulate, excite and interest all children
  • Provides collaborative and independent learning experiences promoting curiosity, creativity and critical thinking.
  • Enables learners to pose questions and follow lines of enquiry, adapting in a way that deepens children’s understanding and supports reflective learners

Curriculum Impact

We aim for a Newlands child to be:

  • A reflective, independent, articulate and confident lover of learning who is not afraid to make mistakes and use them as a learning opportunity
  • Emotionally intelligent. Aware of their rights and responsibilities and those of others while being knowledgeable about how to be, and stay, healthy and able to sustain meaningful, positive relationships with their peers and adults
  • A creative and critical thinker able to adapt to the ever-changing challenges of a modern global society

 By the time children leave Newlands in Year 6 they should have had, as a minimum, the opportunity to:

  • Read a diverse range culturally significant quality texts
  • Visit multiple places of worship
  • Visit a range of museums and other off site educational locations
  • Take part in multiple school residential visits
  • Learn a language
  • Communicate with children from other cultures
  • Perform in front of an audience
  • Take part in school sports events and activities