Valley Road Community Primary School

Success for All

Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

0191 553 7750

0191 553 7748

valley.road.primary@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

curriculum aims

 

With an exciting ENGAGING CURRICULUM

we aim to :

 

  • Develop lively and enquiring minds
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Learn the essential skills of life, including number and information technology
  • Explore and understand the world in which they live
  • Develop an appreciation of the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations
  • Express themselves creatively and enjoy the creativity of others
  • Express an appreciation of a wide range of achievement
  • Develop personal, moral and spiritual values including respect for others
  • Be prepared for the opportunities and responsibilities of life in a changing world
  • Learn how to learn and regard learning as an enjoyable, lifelong activity
  • Develop a wide range of interests and appreciate the need for ahealthy lifestyle
  • Set high personal standards of achievement and value excellence

 

To achieve these aims, the curriculum is:

  • Broad so that it provides a wide range of knowledge, skills and experiences
  • Balanced so that each subject has sufficient time to contribute effectively to learning
  • Relevant so that learning can link the pupil's experience to applications in the world at large
  • Coherent so that topics can be linked to make the whole learning experience more meaningful
  • Progressive so that what is taught builds in a systematic way upon what has already been learned
  • Differentiated so that what is taught and the tasks that are set are matched to the aptitude and ability of each pupil
  • Accessible so that there is equality of opportunity for all