Our Behaviour for Learning Code: RESPECT, CHALLENGE, REFLECTION, RESILIENCE, ENCOURAGEMENT and CITIZENSHIP because... At Hurdsfield: only our best will do!
Our Curriculum Intent is Simple...
Our curriculum is designed to:
It aims to achieve this by ensuring that every member of our school has the very highest academic and social expectations for every child and delivering learning opportunities through an enquiry based curriculum model.
Our Curriculum uses memorable learning experiences to enhance a rich, relevant and child-centred curriculum which has the principles of high-quality reading, writing and maths embedded throughout.
The new Ofsted Inspection Framework (May 2019) states that inspectors will make graded judgements on the quality of education. This includes an evaluation of your curriculum which should be "broad and balanced". In particular:
Curriculum Enrichment (2019-2020)
At Hurdsfield, we provide a range of exciting curriculum enrichment activities which we ensure all pupils have access too. To meet this aim, we provide a range of after school clubs and residential experiences for our pupils. For the 2019-2020 academic year, our children will have the opportunity to attend the following residential activities:
A one-night sleepover at school in the summer term. This residential is designed to have the following impact on our pupils:
A one-night residential visit to North Wales. The residential is designed to have the following impact on our pupils:
Year 3 to 5:
A two-night residential visit to Robinwood Activity Centre. The residential is designed to have the following impact on our pupils:
A three-night experience at 'The Wilderness Academy'. This residential is based on Forest School and the children will be required to set up camp and apply Forest School principles for the duration of their visit. Teamwork and collaboration are essential to success. This residential is designed to have the following impact on our pupils:
In addition to the residential visits, we work closely with external professionals to provide exciting extra-curricular provision. We work hard to provide unusual and varied clubs that provide unique experiences for our children. Spring Term 2020 will include the following clubs:
At Hurdsfield: only our best will do!