All pupils have full access to the Northern Ireland Curriculum. There is a big focus on the development of children’s self-esteem by concentrating on activities and learning experiences which encourage confidence, curiosity and creativity.
The Primary Curriculum is set out in Six Areas of Learning:
At the heart of the curriculum there is a clear focus on the development of skills and capabilities for lifelong learning and operating effectively in society. Through opportunities to engage in active learning across all areas of the curriculum children will progressively develop:
Cross Curricular Skills:
Teachers plan together each week and agree on clear learning intentions which are shared with the pupils. Work is carefully reviewed and evaluated half termly. Assessment, both formal and informal, is used to evaluate the teaching and learning process, allowing teachers to plan the next step for each child effectively.
Our Approaches to Learning and Teaching in the Primary Curriculum
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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