Caythorpe Primary aims to: Develop the whole person, broadening their interests and allowing individual personalities to flourish and achieve. Provide a learning environment that fosters Christian values, gives a sense of belonging and recognises the unique and creative gifts of individuals Give a broad, balanced and creative curriculum where children acquire knowledge and skills for their continuing education, leisure and work life Work with parents, governors and members of the wider community to prepare children for life in a diverse society and regardless of age, sex, race, colour, religion or disability.
The aims of our school curriculum are:
- To promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils
- To prepare pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life
- To enable all children to understand that they are all successful learners.
- To enable children to understand the skills and attributes needed to be a successful learner.
- To enable children to develop their own personal interests.
- To promote a positive attitude towards learning, so that children enjoy coming to school, and acquire a solid basis for lifelong learning;
- To teach children the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and computing;
- To enable children to be creative through art, dance, music, drama and design technology;
- To enable children to be healthy individuals who enjoy sport and appreciate the importance of a healthy life style.
- To teach children about their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time;
- To help children understand Britain’s cultural heritage;
- To enable children to be positive citizens in society and to feel that they can make a difference;
- To enable children to understand and respect other cultures;
- To fulfil all the requirements of the National Curriculum and the Locally Agreed syllabus for Religious Education;
- To teach children to have an awareness of their own spiritual development, and to understand right from wrong;
- To help children understand the importance of truth and fairness, so that they grow up committed to equal opportunities for all;
- To enable children to have respect for themselves and high self-esteem, and to be able to live and work co-operatively with others;
- To enable children to be active and take responsibility for their own health;
- To enable a child to play a musical instrument;
- To enable children to be passionate about what they believe in and to develop their own thinking;
- To enable children to ask questions and take risks.
- To enable children to develop their intellect including their emotional development.