Our Curriculum

Intent

An adventure for the mind and a home for the heart for all God's children.


Duloe prides itself on having a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum. 'An adventure for the mind and a home for the heart for all God's children' is the schools mission statement. This outlines the importance that creativity and Christianity play in our curriculum. Our core  Christian values (Compassion, Creativity, Friendship, Perseverance and Respect) will permeate all aspects of our curriculum. 

The holistic development of children within our school is a crucial part of who we are. This can be seen in the bespoke TIS sessions we hold with children but more broadly with the family ethos we try to foster. 

Alongside this, developing children's love of reading is a key aspect in our curriculum design. We believe reading is the cornerstone of education. By teaching your child to be a confident reader opens the rest of the curriculum and gives them the greatest chance of being successful in the future.

Implementation 

As we have mixed-aged classes at Duloe, our curriculum works on a two-year rolling program to ensure the children do not repeat content already covered. This also ensures coverage of the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum. Teachers will create half-term or termly umbrella projects based on an exciting theme. These projects start with an inquiry question that they feel will captivate the children’s interest. After organising these long-term plans, teachers plot the narrative of their project while incorporating the National Curriculum. This process creates a medium-term plan that can be used as a starting point for shorter-term plans.  

The school also follows Bridge School’s progression ladders for foundation subjects. These progression ladders identify how different skills build upon each other through a child’s time at school.  

To ensure depth of understanding and to aid children's memory of the content they have covered, we block our foundation subjects. PE and RE are taught every week, while the rest of the lessons in the afternoon for that week or over the next couple of weeks, will be dedicated to a specific subject.

Impact

The impact of our curriculum will be seen in many ways. First will be the academic attainment and progress our children will make. Furthermore, our children will have had a rich and varied diet of learning during their time at Duloe. This will involve experiences that have inspired and enthused them. These experiences may come from a host of different areas. Our 'Heads Blog' aims to capture some of these experiences that occur every week within our school. 





Documents

View the following documents within your web browser or download to read later

Art and Design at Duloe.docx
Art and Design at Duloe.docx
Design and Technology at Duloe.docx
Design and Technology at Duloe.docx
Duloe 2019-20 Curriculum Map.docx
Duloe 2019-20 Curriculum Map.docx
French at Duloe.docx
French at Duloe.docx
Geography at Duloe.docx
Geography at Duloe.docx
History at Duloe.docx
History at Duloe.docx
Mathematics at Duloe.docx
Mathematics at Duloe.docx

 

 

Physical Education at Duloe.docx
Physical Education at Duloe.docx
Reading at Duloe.docx
Reading at Duloe.docx
Science at Duloe.docx
Science at Duloe.docx
SMSC at Duloe.docx
SMSC at Duloe.docx
Writing at Duloe.docx
Writing at Duloe.docx

 

Our Values...

Curiosity

Curious

We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.

Creativity

Creative

We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.

Excellence

Excellent

We are the best we can be.

Integrity

Responsible

We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.

Determination

Determined

We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.

Enthusiasm

Enthusiastic

We are passionate about learning.

Duloe Primary is closed. Looe Primary will act as our 'Hub' school. If you have any concerns or your circumstances change (Critical Worker or Vulnerable Child) contact me asap:
email: head@duloeprimary.co.uk
Tel:01503 262172


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