Our creative and flexible curriculum motivates and challenges learning across all subjects. This approach focuses on teaching and assessing skills and progressive knowledge throughout the school. It allows children to solve problems, think critically and demonstrate mastery level understanding across a broad and vibrant curriculum.
We believe that teaching should be full of ideas that build on knowledge and understanding. At Watlington Primary School we foster excellence by allowing creativity into our classrooms. Children are encouraged to explore the world around them, asking and answering questions whilst being led and guided by passionate teachers. We believe that this drives intrinsic motivation and generates curiosity.
At Watlington Primary School children have the right to learn the necessary skills and knowledge to become life-long learners and offer a valuable contribution to the wider community. By acquiring these learning behaviours and subject understanding, children are able to apply their skills to gain new knowledge and deepen their understanding of the complex world around them. We use the Bloom's Taxonomy to support this skill development and application throughout the school. We recognise the importance of children developing cultural capital and offer opportunities for children to develop and deepen their knowledge. We strive to expose our children to experiences that they may not have otherwise had.
Our school aims to treat all its pupils fairly and with respect. This involves providing access and opportunities for all pupils without discrimination of any kind, and increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the curriculum. We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for any pupil or employee with a disability, to removing barriers to progress, and to making reasonable adjustments to reduce disadvantage. For more information please refer to our Accessibility Plan which can be found on our website under the ‘Key Information’ tab and then ‘Polices’ (or click here).