Our curriculum is designed to develop all our children as positive, responsible individuals with a strong sense of their community and the contributions they can make as citizens, locally, nationally and globally.
As the school grows and develops, from a single Reception class to a full and thriving learning community, with Foundation, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils and professionals, we recognise the necessity to review, develop and enhance the provision of PSHE, PSED and SMSC to embrace the following elements:
It is therefore vital that the school responds in its planning of the wider personal, social, health and economic education curriculum by being agile, aware, fully meeting statutory requirements set down at national level and anticipating the concerns, opportunities and challenges ahead of our pupils before they arise.
The British Values promoted, as stated by the Department for Education are as follows:
Our Hunsley Primary Playtime Values aim to unite children as a team in every experience they share in school, not just for playtimes but for all times. These are displayed in school and use a language the children share – they were voted for by the children, for the children and as such are their values to share and pass on to others. Each value is based on the key British Values above to ensure these vital elements are built into the heart of the school day.
Throughout the school day, through playtimes and lunchtimes, our PSHE programme, displays, pupil voice, our assembly programme, thematic educational visits on and off-site, via the Behaviour Policy expectations and the delivery of the SMSC agenda, we create structured opportunities for our pupils to:
Additionally, through our Big Question approach to delivering curriculum subjects such as religious studies, history, geography, English and modern languages, pupils are taught to:
The Key Stage 2 curriculum must lead onto the more stretching learning experiences that children will have in their secondary education and we collaborate with our secondary colleagues to ensure the journey is continual, robust and challenging.