Welcome to Wootton Bassett Infants' School - Where learning is fun!

Our Ethos, Values and Vision

Wootton Bassett Infants’ School Curriculum Overview

‘Where learning is fun’

Curriculum Foundations

 

 

School Values

 

We are kind

 

We are gentle

 

We respect and look after property

 

We are honest

 

We listen to each other

 

We try our best

We are proud of our achievements and those of others

British Values

Democracy

Rule of Law

Mutual Respect

Individual Liberty

Tolerance of Culture, Faith and Others

Curriculum Drivers

Be Ambitious

Be Curious

Be Creative

Be Resilient

 

INTENT STATEMENT

Curriculum Intent and Implementation

What is taught?

Rich, broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum

Outdoor learning

A creative curriculum

Enriching learning opportunities including continuous provision

Personal, Social, Health and Economic education

First hand experiences

We aim to equip the future generation with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed as educated citizens in modern day society with sound judgement and strong core values which will enable them to thrive, be safe, and be the best that they can be. Our intention is for every child to leave us well prepared with a broad skillset, interest in the world around them, and a range of life-long learning experiences which will inspire them throughout their future education and beyond, contributing positively within our community.

Curriculum Aims and Intent

The aims of our school curriculum are to enable children to:

·          have equal access to a rich, broad, balanced and immersive curriculum

·          increase their knowledge, skills and understanding as they grow and develop and strengthen their connections with the world around them

·          make good progress in the development of their learning with language and vocabulary at the core.

·          engage the children’s interest

·          develop their growing knowledge, skills and understanding of the world

·          open their eyes to awe and wonder and cause them to marvel at the incredible and fantastic world in which they live

·          develop their talents, skills and a love of learning.

 To ensure this happens we will:

·          execute a curriculum that is creative, carefully planned and structured

·          offer an ambitious, cross curricular and topic- based curriculum with quality texts at its heart

·          provide pupils with a range of first-hand experiences

·          provide all pupils with equal access to a rich, broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum

·          offer excellent opportunities to extend creative learning, challenge their imagination, value originality and to encourage and motivate them to want to learn.

·          provide a wealth of opportunities to immerse children in the world around them

·          reinforce their learning and underpin their growing knowledge, skills and understanding of the world

·          engage with the local community through local area visits,

·          engage with different cultural and generational groups and support local charities.

Impact

Evaluation Impact

Pupil, parent, governor and staff voice

Book looks and learning walks

Assessment tasks and test results

Subject Leader monitoring  

Governor visits

External moderation

Accountability Measures

Pupil progress measures

Lesson observations

Performance management

Subject Leader Reports/Evaluations

Reports to Governors

External moderation

Our Ethos

Both Governors and staff have definite aims with regards to the children who will be in our care and these underpin the whole ethos of the school that we want to create.

Parents are encouraged to work in partnership with us in the development of their child, thus strengthening the bond between school and home life.

  • We encourage all our children to enjoy and achieve in all aspects of school life
  • We strive to develop confident, enthusiastic and effective learners
  • We challenge all learners to reach their full potential
  • We develop their personalities whilst supporting British Values
  • We celebrate children's work and achievements
  • We create a harmonious working atmosphere in a safe and creative environment

Our Values

Our school values are:-

We:

  • are kind
  • are gentle
  • respect and look after property
  • are honest
  • listen to each other
  • try our best
  • are proud of their achievements and those of others

Our Vision

  • To nurture children's spiritual well-being
  • To provide a safe, stimulating and attractive environment
  • To deliver a rich, broad and balanced curriculum through hands on experiences
  • To promote a learning partnership between school, home and the community
  • To celebrate diversity, tolerance and inclusion
  • To hold a daily assembly to promote spiritual, moral and cultural development
  • To establish and develop a caring community
  • to allow children to become literate and numerate and achieve personal excellence in all their activities
  • To value each child as an individual whose needs are constantly changing and developing
  • To encourage involvement in cluster events such as gymnastics, orienteering and singing festivals

We want your child to take with them lasting and fond memories of their time at Wootton Bassett Infants, after all....

Learning should be fun!