Intent:

The intention of our curriculum is to provide a broad, balanced and knowledge rich education which ensures each and every child can fulfill their potential by offering challenging and engaging learning experiences with Christian values at their heart. 

Our main aims are to:

  • Develop independent, confident and successful learners.
  • Ensure pupils are prepared for the next stage of their education.
  • Provide pupils with the skills required to live in an ever changing digital world.

Implementation:

Pupils are encouraged to broaden and deepen knowledge whilst showing a positive attitude to learning. The intent is implemented predominantly through subject leaders who structure and deliver progressive learning within their subject area.

  Independent, confident & successful learners Pupils are prepared for the next stage of their education Broaden pupils’ horizons
In the classroom

Quality first teaching.

Challenging activities.

Broad & balanced offering.

A changing curriculum to meet with the changes in computing development.

Subject specialist teaching.

Procedures developed at KS3 to prepare pupils for GCSE’s.

Sequenced learning with prior learning revisited & build upon.

Technology is used across the school & curriculum to broaden skills & understanding.

Pupils to be aware of potential careers around the subject area.

Pupils are shown both the negative & positive impacts of social media & to be made aware of their own digital footprints.

Out of the classroom Pupils are directed to selected websites to help with key computer skills & further learning opportunities. 

Close links with feeder lower schools & upper schools.

Visits from Bedfordshire Police School liaison office to advise on cyber bullying & how to stay safe online.

Pupils made aware of key locations & their links to computing e.g. the science museum & Bletchley Park.

Impact:

Pupils achieve academically, are ready for their next steps in education and have high aspirations for their future.

  Independent, confident & successful learners Pupils are prepared for the next stage of their education Broaden pupils’ horizons
 

KS2 pupils attain broadly in line with national averages, given their starting points.

Progress across the four years is at least good.

Pupils are prepared to move from one year group to the next.

KS3 pupils are secondary ready.

Pupils have high aspirations for their future.

Pupils are prepared for the wider world. 

Pupils extend their cultural capital.

Pupils will have a greater appreciation of the rapid development of computing in recent decades. 

Pupils will be able to reflect on their decisions & the impacts they may have.