Broad & Balanced Curriculum
At Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School we have developed a broad and balanced curriculum in order to prepare our children for life in modern Britain. We also promote the spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at our school. We have personalised our curriculum to enable children to make links with their own lives and experiences whilst also broadening their knowledge and understanding of places beyond the local area. We ensure our learning opportunities cover all aspects of the National Curriculum through a variety of activities that inspire, engage and challenge. Our creative curriculum approach gives children a breadth of opportunities to rehearse, practise and retain keys skills and apply these throughout their learning.
Pupils’ learning and development is at the heart of our school’s curriculum. We have designed our curriculum with pupils’ learning at the centre. We recognise that a curriculum has to be broad, balanced and offer pupils opportunities to grow as individuals as well as learners. Our school values the input of its pupils, parents and the local community with regards to the planning and delivery of the curriculum.
We aim to ensure pupils enjoy learning and feel prepared for life after school. We also intend to offer our pupils new and exciting experiences through enrichment activities that are designed to build resilience, confidence and self-esteem.
Our curriculum will be delivered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, through a variety of methods, including:
- Classroom-based learning
- Accessing different learning resources and equipment to broaden pupils’ knowledge
- Making cross-curricular links where possible within lesson plans, so that pupils can draw upon knowledge from different subjects and understand how each topic plays a part in everyday life
- Enrichment activities
- Extra-curricular clubs: We offer a variety of extra-curricular activities for pupils that enhance their learning experience. A list of clubs can be found on our school website https://www.cassioburyinfants.herts.sch.uk/clubs/