The curriculum is the vehicle by which we are able to implement our school’s vision and ethos. At Owston Park Primary Academy, we provide a bespoke, knowledge-rich curriculum informed by research into neuroscience and educational research with the purpose of increasing the quantity and quality of what our children know, enabling them to develop a wealth of knowledge and cultural capital to draw upon and build upon throughout their lives. Our curriculum aims to develop the whole child and provides opportunities for them to widen their experiences and aspirations through a range of activities, both inside and beyond the classroom. The understanding of, and pride in, their locality is of paramount importance.
The impact of our curriculum will be seen not only in measurable attainment and progress, but in that Owston Park Primary Academy’s students are confident, enthusiastic and curious young people, who are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.
Our Curriculum Organisation
Our curriculum is informed by the National Curriculum and our curriculum drivers. Our curriculum journey has been carefully considered and is underpinned by a series of concepts which are revisited in and throughout each key stage. Subject leaders, alongside class teachers, have developed knowledge organisers and skills progressions for each subject to ensure our curriculum teaches the powerful knowledge which our children need to unlock the world around them.
Our Curriculum Themes
Our Curriculum Concepts
Learning is so much more than just practising skills and remembering knowledge, it's about making connections. Language is the tool that provides us with the ability to comprehend this complex knowledge. We have created a series of concepts, based on Tier 2 vocabulary, which are revisited throughout children's learning journeys.
To discover more about our curriculum, please visit the individual curriculum pages to find out about subjects in detail. You can also view the knowledge organisers for each year groups' termly topics by visiting the 'Knowledge Organisers' tab.