Respect - Collaborate - Grow
Our Curriculum Intent
At Dorney School, we define the “curriculum” as the daily lived experiences of pupils throughout their time at the school. We intend to provide experiences which ensure that they are enabled to see the wider world and provide them with the confidence and knowledge to progress to the next stage of their educational journey.
Dorney School recognises that each individual pupil attending our school is unique and we provide a curriculum which allows all pupils to see their place in the world and be inspired to future successes.
Our school curriculum has been designed to fully deliver the content of the National Curriculum and structured to ensure that pupils are taught the right content at the right stage in their development.
Our curriculum is underpinned by our core values of , collaborate and grow.
Through a range of activities embedded into school life, it will teach our pupils to:
– value themselves and others
– contribute positively to society
Find their place in the world
Our curriculum has been designed with the following principles: it is personalised to match the needs of our pupils; it will reflect and enhance the life experiences of pupils living in our local area; it will enable pupils to see opportunities for themselves in the wider world; it will celebrate diversity and create a strong community atmosphere within which all cultures, faiths and backgrounds are valued, all successes are celebrated and everyone is proud to be a member of the Dorney community. Our ambition is to further develop the curriculum so that learning is set in local and global contexts where possible.
The key aims of our curriculum are for pupils to:
How the curriculum is organised
Our curriculum is organised and delivered through:
Learning in our curriculum subjects is carefully planned, sequenced and linked. Our curriculum overviews and Key Performance Indicators listed below show our sequence.
Aims & Purpose
Each subject leader regularly reviews the purpose and aims for their subjects. These are based upon the National Curriculum statements, developed by a range of educational and subject-specific experts. These statements lay out the aims of each subject at Dorney School.
Our curriculum has been mapped to ensure that their is clear progression across the school. Subject leaders regularly review the topics taught in each year group to ensure that pupils are taught the right content at the right time.