Every child is recognised as a unique individual at West Boldon. We celebrate and welcome differences within our school community. The ability to learn is underpinned by the teaching of basic skills, knowledge, concepts and values. We constantly provide enhancement opportunities to engage learning and believe that childhood should be a happy, investigative and enquiring time in our lives where there are no limits to curiosity and there is a thirst for new experiences and knowledge. We promote positive attitudes to learning which reflect the values and skills needed to promote responsibility for learning and future success.
Our curriculum has been designed to:
- recognise children’s prior learning
- provide first hand learning experiences
- allow the children to develop interpersonal skills
- build resilience
- become creative, critical thinkers.
The children will acquire ‘sticky knowledge’ as they move through school which is progressive and builds on through their school journey.
Community involvement is an essential part of our curriculum as we celebrate local traditions, learning new skills to enable the children to take an active role in events throughout the year.
Children leave school with a sense of belonging to a tightly knit community where they have the confidence and skills to make decisions, self-evaluate, make connections and become lifelong learners.