- "Go Green" Day 18th October 2021
- HARVEST TIME 12th October 2021
- Wear Yellow for World Mental Health Day 5th October 2021
- Information about ‘Covid 19’ Procedures for September 16th July 2021
School Target 2020/21 = 96%
Curriculum Enrichment & Cultural Capital
Cultural capital is the accumulation of knowledge, behaviours, and skills that a pupil can draw upon and which demonstrates their cultural awareness, knowledge and competence; it is one of the key ingredients a pupil will draw upon to be successful in society, their career and the world of work.
Cultural capital promotes social mobility and success in our stratified society.
Cultural capital gives a pupil power. It helps them achieve goals, become successful, and rise up the social ladder without necessarily having wealth or financial capital.
Cultural capital is having assets that give pupils the desire to aspire and achieve social mobility whatever their starting point.
We recognise that for pupils to aspire and be successful academically and in the wider areas of their lives, they need to be given rich and sustained opportunities to develop their cultural capital.
Each subject taught within the school day makes its own contribution to pupils’ cultural capital development.
Our curriculum aims to combine knowledge with experience and judgement on what pupils see. The three elements that the Oxford Dictionary uses to define wisdom. Pupils participate in a wealth of trips, visits and experiences, supported by a wide range of extra-curricular clubs.
We believe in the philosophy: "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand".
This week in Year 6 we took our Science lesson outdoors. We investigated the different things trees need to grow and the features that determine how healthy a leaf is. We took leaves from the ground and off different parts of the tree (back, top, bottom etc.) and analysed them before looking at our classification chart to discover which trees our leaves had come from.