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Summerfield Curriculum Offer


At Summerfield we believe that our children are entitled to a rich, broad and balanced curriculum based upon a sound framework to help them develop intellectually, socially, creatively, morally and spiritually.

The National Curriculum

 The context for the teaching of English, Maths, Science, Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, Geography, History, Languages, Music and Physical Education is set out in the Programmes of Study of The National Curriculum for England.

Summerfield

For Religious Education we use the Milton Keynes ‘Agreed Syllabus’. This is a discovery approach using ‘learning from’ and ‘learning about’ a variety of religions.

Summerfield has designed a programme to deliver Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education which includes aspects such as British Values and how we can contribute as citizens. PSHEE is an integral part of everyday lessons and is reinforced regularly during daily assemblies.

In addition to the statutory knowledge, understanding and skills specified in ‘The National Curriculum in England,’ we take every opportunity to provide our children with an enriched learning experience. We are proud of our status as an Artsmark Gold school. This is a recognition of the high quality expressive and creative opportunities we offer.

We regularly take our children on educational trips and visits and invite outside providers to add interest, depth and breadth to the curriculum.



In addition to a wide range of sports activities, we use our extensive grounds including our wildlife area, vegetable patch and wildflower meadow to develop understanding of the environment and issues affecting it.

Summerfield is committed to creating and developing connections with other schools, the local community and the wider world with the aim of sharing best practice and enriching the educational opportunities we offer.

The wide range of extra-curricular activities available can be found on our ‘Clubs’ page.

In addition to provision outlined above, the governing body has agreed to the following pledges:



Pledges

All children by the end of KS1 will:


Visit places of interest in the local area

Visit an Art Gallery

Work with an artist or practitioner in at least 2 art forms

Work with a theatre company or visit a theatre

Take part in a Music Festival

Take part in a performance with an audience

Work with a specialist teacher of Gymnastics, Dance and Games

Visit a museum or a site of historical importance

Visit a place of worship


In KS2 all children will:

Visit an Art Gallery


Work with an artist or practitioner in at least 3 art forms

Work with a theatre company or visit a theatre

Take part in a Music Event or workshop

Meet a published author

Take part in a performance with an audience

Work with a specialist teacher of Gymnastics, Dance and Games

Visit a number of different museums or sites of historical importance

Visit two places of worship

Have the opportunity to take part in a residential visit

Take part in an ‘Enterprise Project’


All children will have the opportunity to:


Have work displayed in school or on the school website

Perform on a theatre stage to an audience

Learn a musical instrument

Join a musical group (e.g. Ensemble, Samba, Rock & Pop, Recorders, Ukulele, Choir)

Use ICT to create short animated films and learn film techniques

Take part in intra and inter schools sports competitions.

Take part in local and national Competitions, Events and Exhibitions

Grow a plant (including vegetables)



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