Lamberhurst St. Mary's Church of England (VC) Primary School

Lamberhurst St. Mary's
Church of England (VC) Primary School

Curriculum Intent Statement

Our Curriculum Intent

At Lamberhurst St Mary’s we have a strong and embedded learning culture, in which pupils throughout the school are taught the important skills that they need to take them through each stage of their learning journey, whilst also nurturing an excitement and love of learning – ‘Learning for life in the love of God’.

At Lamberhurst St. Mary's we strive to ensure that no child is left behind, each child and adult is valued and supported to be the very best that they can be and are inspired to be so.  We value difference and diversity, and our school is highly regarded in respect of aspirations and support for all pupils including those who are very able and those who have additional needs. new paragraph our curriculum provides the children with a variety of experiences which seek to develop the children’s natural inquisitiveness and provide them with key knowledge in each subject area.

Our curriculum is planned and sequenced so that new knowledge and skills build on what has been taught before towards the net national curriculum end points.  Our aim is to provide knowledge and skills that pupils need and can use in order to take advantage of opportunities, responsibilities and experiences as they go through life.

We aim to equipped pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to be successful citizens.  It is essential knowledge that pupils need to be educated citizens, introducing them to the best that has been thought and said and helping to engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement.  (National Curriculum)

There are also occasions throughout the year when the whole school undertake a joint experience.  Examples of this include the whole school Art module at the beginning of each academic year, biannual art exhibition, RSHE whole school focus including mental health and well-being, World Mental Health Day, World Book Day, Christmas, Easter, Harvest Celebrations and Safer Internet Day.