Springfield Primary Academy Curriculum Information
At Springfield our core purpose is based on the key drivers of Care, Collaboration and Challenge. Our whole school team aims for the very best for all of our children. We strive for our children to leave Springfield as confident, resilient and resourceful learners with a strong sense of respect for others. Our ambition is that our children develop a thirst for learning achieved through exciting and vibrant experiences, both in and outside of our classrooms. Learning at Springfield is fun but purposeful with an emphasis on deepening and broadening understanding. Our children are very well prepared for the next stages in their education as we aim to give them a secure grounding in basic skills, including reading, writing, spelling, grammar, secure mathematical understanding and confidence in the use of ICT. We aspire for our children to be passionate about doing their best and developing the pride, self-belief and ambition to go on to fulfil their hopes and dreams and be positive contributors to modern Britain.
Project Based Learning
Springfield Primary follows the new National Curriculum introduced in September 2014. The curriculum is delivered through projects based around enquiry questions, specific to each teaching team. We ensure that all learning is purposeful and aimed at a real audience. In this respect, children organise and deliver end of term projects and/or performances which aim to include parents.
Woven through our curriculum is our Jigsaw PSHCE programme. This is a whole school approach that aims to build children’s capacity for learning and to equip them for life. Jigsaw brings together PSHE Education, emotional literacy, mindfulness, social skills and spiritual development.
In addition to this, the school follows the North East Lincolnshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education.
Learning teams, led by a Lead Learner, work together to plan the curriculum for the term, ensuring that there are fun and exciting ‘hooks’ to generate questions to lead learning. There are a range of real life, hands on experiences or visits out of school to reinforce learning in the classroom. The timing of each project, and the length of time each project lasts for, is driven by the needs of the children.
Areas of the curriculum are monitored by teams of staff. They use a variety of curriculum monitoring processes to ensure coverage, progression and high standards in their areas. Standards attained in the core subjects are demanded in cross curricular work.
Please click on the link below to view the National Curriculum For Key Stage 1 and 2.
If you would like further information about the curriculum that we follow, please contact the school office.