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Woodlands Park Primary School

Woodlands Park Primary School

The Big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum

The ‘Big Picture’ of our curriculum outlines the principles of teaching and learning at Woodlands Park. These principles are separated into three sections:

The Intent: Our vision, design and aspirations for our curriculum

The Implementation: The strategies and steps that we take every day to achieve our curriculum intent

The Impact: To evaluate and evidence standards of teaching and learning

The Big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum – INTENT

  • Achieve our vision – ‘Together we all discover, learn, grow and succeed’
  • Embed our values in the curriculum and the dispositions of our pupils
  • To deliver a ‘knowledge-engaged curriculum’ where skills are developed alongside knowledge and understanding
  • To develop learning to learn skills (metacognition) and subject specific skills through a knowledge engaged curriculum

The Big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum – IMPLEMENTATION

  • Through the consistently high application of out 10 Key Principles for effective teaching and learning (Insert hyperlink to teaching and learning policy)
  • Through our integrated curriculum where children are immersed and engaged in relevant topic learning
  • Through discrete subjects taught progressively across the school and developed through effective leadership and professional development
  • Through over-arching themes such as oracy and health and well-being

The Big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum – IMPACT

  • Positive and improving learning behaviours
  • Exemplary conduct
  • High levels of attendance and punctuality
  • Healthy and active lifestyles
  • High outcomes – demonstrating skills, knowledge and understanding
  • High quality and bespoke professional development opportunities
  • Thorough self-evaluation
  • Ambitious and focused school improvement

The Big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum

The principles of our curriculum (INTENT, IMPLEMENTATION and IMPACT) are combined and summarised as the big Picture of the Woodlands Curriculum: