At Sharp Lane Primary School, we believe all our pupils can achieve their very best. We aim to capture and nurture the imagination of young minds! Lessons are stimulating and pacy and pupils are active in making decisions about how and what they are learning.
Lessons and the curriculum are designed to expect pupils to secure their year group’s learning and to have plenty of opportunities to deepen and stretch that learning. We plan so our pupils can make meaningful and exciting connections between their experiences and a growing understanding of the world we live in. We build upon what we believe is a natural curiosity to question, explore and make sense of the world and each other.
At Sharp Lane Primary School, we believe that the best learning takes place when:
At Sharp Lane, we approach all learning with the belief that ALL pupils can understand a particular concept or skill or achieve an expected standard. Some pupils are capable of going beyond. Our curriculum is designed to ensure that no pupils are left unchallenged. All pupils are taught the objectives for the National Curriculum for each subject for their particular year group. Lessons ensure that all pupils secure, or master, these objectives so that they are:
Pupils spend time becoming true masters of content and applying and being creative with new knowledge and skills in multiple ways. Learning is taken at a steadier and deeper pace, ensuring that no child is left behind, as well as providing deeper and richer experiences for children who are very capable of deepening their learning even more and achieving higher than the national expectation for their age group.
We do this by making sure that: