We are currently in the process of designing a brand new curriculum for September 2020.
We aim to create a curriculum that not only builds the essential academic knowledge and skills from the national curriculum, but also has strong elements of community, attitudes, aspiration and emotional development.
The period up to the end of October 2019 has proven to be a hugely beneficial period of consultation.
We were able to gain the following opinions from 180 responses to our parent questionnaire:
- 98% of responses said that it was very important that children know how to show respect and be polite to others
- 97% of responses said that being kind and thoughtful was very important
- 95% of responses said that it was very important that children know how to keep themselves safe.
- 93% of responses told us that the children need to know about the effect of their behaviour on others
We have already started to build these elements into the 'Community', 'Emotional', 'Aspiration' and 'Attitudes' strands of our plans.