At Kingshill our curriculum is child-centred, aspirational and knowledge –rich, catering for each child’s individual and unique needs through different styles of learning, enquiry and challenge.
Through first-hand experience and active learning, it encourages children’s curiosity and desire to explore, question and understand the world around them, it encourages them to use their initiative and to be risk- takers. It will equip children for the future and life-long learning.
Our Curriculum Intent
We provide a broad, balanced curriculum that:
engages pupils through exciting, creative, thematic topics tailored to meet the needs of the school and its context, using the surrounding area and the wider locality of Bristol
is ambitious for all pupils and provides clear progression of skills, knowledge and understanding from EYFS to year 6 and beyond
builds on key literacy and numeracy basic skills
utilises features of our local and wider communities, including a wide range of extra-curricular activities, trips and visits and visitors to the school
teaches pupils about their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time
is adapted to suit the needs of all learners and is adapted and developed for pupils with additional learning needs or disabilities
provides opportunities for pupils to understand our Christian Values
prepares our pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life in modern Britain.
helps pupils to develop their sense of identity and belonging so they can make a positive contribution to society actively promoting the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
enables pupils to develop respect for and sensitivity to others, in particular those whose faiths and beliefs are different from their own, to combat prejudice
promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils
prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experience of later life.
We intend to enable pupils to:
grow into positive, responsible people, who can work and co-operate with others while developing knowledge and skills, so that they develop their true potential.
articulate their hopes and aspirations for the future
have a sense of belonging to a community both local and wider reaching
appreciate that they are global citizens and to be positive citizens in society, well prepared for life in modern Britain
be confident, ambitious learners
demonstrate behaviour that reflects our core Christian values
question, investigate and experiment, to be adventurous and to develop their own thinking
learn and develop their skills to the best of their ability without limits
know how to learn best for the context they are in
appreciate human achievement and aspirations
self-reflect on their learning, to respond positively to feedback and to understand next steps to success.
achieve at least age-related expectations across the curriculum unless a pupil’s learning needs means that this is not possible
make good progress across the curriculum from their prior attainment
have equality of opportunity, to diminish social disadvantage
Please refer to our Curriculum Policy for more details (Policies Tab)