"The curriculum is well planned and lessons effectively incorporate a wide range of enrichment activities, such as drumming and cookery. Regular visits and visitors embellish learning. Clubs, too, contribute to the breadth of learning activities".
February 2016, Ofsted
Our Leader of Curriculum is Sam Squires.
In shaping the intent of our curriculum, we have asked ourselves:
We separate our intentions into curriculum and teaching intentions. This is informed by the needs of the Peartree community and also relevant research. The curriculum, taught and untaught, represents the totality of the experience of a child within schooling: it includes wider elements, including opportunities to acquire vital ‘personal’ and ‘social’ capitals.
INTENT - Curriculum intentions
The following act as a rationale for the focus and organisation of our curriculum. We remember our curriculum intentions with the acronym SHADOW.
INTENT - Teaching intentions
Our teaching intentions are research informed. A number of Peartree staff have engaged in and continue to engage in further academic study. This new learning shapes our teaching intentions.
We strive to:
Every two years, we updated our curriculum maps to further develop coverage and cohesion. The links below give you an overview of the curriculum for each phase. If you would like to know more about the curriculum your child is following, please make an appointment (via the staff in the school office) to meet your child's class teacher.