We believe that school life should have academic challenge, be motivating, full of first hand experiences and providing exciting opportunities, while preparing all children for life. This applies to all children in our school. The core beliefs on which our creative curriculum have been developed are:
- Social and emotional well being through spiritual and moral development
- Community links including local, national and global communities
- Appreciation of the outdoor environment
- Quality, creative learning in preparation for life
Our Creative Curriculum includes themes such as Rainforests, Tudors, Famous People, Seaside and Houses and Homes. We also try to reflect current events into our curriculum and have incorporated topics such as The Royal Wedding, Olympics, World War One and World Cup into our long term plans.
Our lessons are planned using statutory objectives from the 2014 National Curriculum. We adapt our planning according to the needs and interests of our pupils in order to maintain a stimulating and relevant curriculum.
We believe in educating the children about equality and are part of the Educate and Celebrate programme, promoting positive relationships and fairness for all.
As part of our creative curriculum, our Year 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 children participate in outdoor learning several times a year. This involves them taking part in outdoor learning opportunities with a local organisation, Exploring Etc. These experiences develop a range of personal and social skills, confidence, resilience and independence, as well as covering the Key Stage 1 and 2 National Curriculum. Taking place both on and off site, at a range of settings around the North East, the children experience exciting, hands on learning at locations such as Crimdon Beach, High Force and Hamsterley Forest.
Schools have been asked to explain how they promote British Values. Find out about our approach to British Values at our school.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
At Hutton Henry CofE Primary School we believe that inclusive education means providing all pupils with appropriate education and support alongside their peers. The Curriculum is all the planned activities that the school organises in order to promote learning, personal growth and development. Further information can be found in the Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum section of the SEND Information Report. If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.
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