Your Childs Learning

Please find links to further resources to help you keep in touch with your childs learning in school and to also help with learning at home.

If you require a login to any of the sites below then please speak to the school office. 

 

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Parental Workshops

Name of Course/Talk

Date

Delivered by

Maths (Workshop)

September 2017 to March 2018

Karen Hirst

Healthy Eating (Workshop)

14th September 2017 for 5 weeks

City in the Community

Growing and Changing (Talk)

9th Februrary 2018

School Nurse

ASD (Talk) 

18th May 2018

Tracey Short EP & School Nurse

Healthy Eating (Workshop)

20th April 2018 for 5 weeks

City in the Community

English (Workshop)

10th May 2018 for 12 weeks

Family Learning Joy Greenwood

Healthy Lunchbox (Talk) 

25th May 2018

School Nurse

Growing/Changing (Talk  Year 5)

TBC

School Nurse

Fun Maths for Families (Workshop)

12th June 2018 for 6 Weeks

Family Learning

Parents Reading (Workshop)

September 2018

Family Learning

ESLOL (Workshop) 

September 2018

Family Learning

Getting Work (Workshop) 

September 2018 for 4 weeks

Family Learning

Healthy Eating (Workshop)

January 2019

City in the Community

Parents Reading (Workshop) 

January 2019

Family Learning 


What is the Cornerstones Curriculum?


Cournerstones

The Cornerstones Curriculum is a creative and thematic approach to learning that is mapped to the new 2014 Primary National Curriculum to ensure comprehensive coverage of national expectations. Our new curriculum will be delivered through Imaginative Learning Projects (ILPs) which will provide a rich menu of exciting and motivating learning activities that make creative links between all aspects of our children’s learning.

We believe children learn better when they are encouraged to use their imagination and apply their learning to engaging contexts. Our new curriculum will provide lots of learning challenges throughout the academic year that will require children to solve problems, apply themselves creatively and express their knowledge and understanding effectively across the curriculum.

Cornerstones also provide a rigorous essential skills framework that outlines the end of year expectations in all subjects. These essential skills are tied to activities and are age related so that staff can track children’s progress and identify their individual learning needs.

For more information please visit Cornerstones Education.


How it Works?


Children will progress through four distinct stages of learning in each ILP – Engage, Develop, Innovate and Express.

Engage

At the "Engage" stage, children:

  • Gain memorable first-hand experiences, such as going on a visit or inviting a special visitor into school.
  • Enjoy ‘WOW’ experiences.
  • Get an exciting introduction to a topic or theme.
  • Begin researching and setting enquiry questions.
  • Get lots of opportunities to make observations.
  • Develop spoken language skills.
  • Take part in sensory activities.
  • Have lots of fun to fully 'engage' with their new topic.

Develop

At the "Develop" stage, children:

  • Improve their knowledge and understanding of the topic.
  • Develop and practice their new skills.
  • Compose, make, do, build, investigate, explore, write for different purposes and read across the curriculum.
  • Research their own questions and those set by others.
  • Follow new pathways of enquiry based on their interests.
  • Complete homework activities that support their learning.

Innovate

At the "Innovate" stage, children:

  • apply skills, knowledge and understanding in real-life contexts.
  • solve real or imagined problems using everything they’ve learnt.
  • get inspired by imaginative and creative opportunities.
  • revisit anything not fully grasped at the ‘Develop’ stage.

Express

At the "Express" stage, children:

  • become the performers, experts and informers.
  • share their achievements with parents, classmates and the community.
  • evaluate finished products and processes.
  • link what they have learnt to where they started.
  • celebrate their achievements.

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