Our Curriculum - Intent Statement
The aim of our curriculum at Cutnall Green C of E Primary School is to provide opportunities for all our children to develop as independent, confident, successful learners with high aspirations who know how to make a positive contribution to their community and the wider society. There is a high focus on developing children’s moral, spiritual, social and cultural understanding. Cutnall Green C of E Primary strives to prepare children for life in today’s modern Britain.
Cutnall Green C of E Primary School provides a highly inclusive environment where learners enjoy their education. Children at all levels are helped to achieve their potential. All children are challenged. We carefully plan sequences of learning to ensure all children have the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge through varied curriculum opportunities. All children are encouraged to develop their resilience through work pitched at the appropriate level.
Those who find aspects of learning more difficult are encouraged and given targeted support to embed skills, to develop at their own pace and to learn in a style that best suits their individual needs. Cutnall Green’s continual focus on curriculum development is always carefully planned to ensure coverage and progression. It provides pupils with memorable experiences, in addition to diverse and rich opportunities from which children can learn and develop a range of transferable skills. A primary focus of our curriculum is to raise aspirations, engender a sense of personal pride in achievement, provide a purpose and relevance for learning and ultimately to help every student to build on their strengths and interests.
Sport has a high profile at Cutnall Green and pupils are introduced to a huge variety of activities. Traditional sports such as netball and football are complimented by cricket, golf, table tennis, running, athletics, tag rugby, yoga, dance, gymnastics, and seasonal weekly swimming sessions. Giving sport a focus across Cutnall Green C of E Primary School has further engaged many children particularly those with SEND.
The school also excels in the arts – providing quality opportunities for students to share their creative talents be in in their art work or when representing the school in events such as Riversfest. We are also extremely proud of our commitment to Modern Foreign Languages and have invested in a fully qualified German speaker to deliver high quality language lessons.
Cutnall Green C of E Primary School provides the full core offer of extended school provision. To promote physical health and wellbeing, a range of clubs gives learners an opportunity to access a wide variety of clubs after school hours and during lunch times. Examples of these include, Eco Club, craft, study, hockey, netball, football, dodgeball, multi-skills to name but a few.
Subject leaders play an important part in the success of the curriculum by leading a regular programme of monitoring, evaluation and review. The innovative practice across Cutnall Green C of E Primary School provides a strong foundation and opportunities for children to work in teams and develop social skills both indoors and out.
Our curriculum design ensures that the needs of individual and small groups of children can be met within the environment of high quality teaching, supported by targeted, proven interventions where appropriate. In this way it can be seen to impact in a very positive way on pupil outcomes. Enjoyment of the curriculum promotes achievement, confidence and good behaviour. Children feel safe to try new things. High quality visits and visitors into Cutnall Green C of E Primary School are also well designed to enhance the curriculum and ensure maximum benefits to our learners. Examples of this include our strong links with the Dogs Trust and supporting us with teaching PSHE in new and varied ways. The inclusion of hugely engaging visitors such as the History Man to bring history alive to the children in an engaging and memorable way.