Our aim is to provide an excellent education which brings out the best in every student, and prepares them for success throughout their life.
Our curriculum is designed to provide students with the core knowledge they need for success in education and later in life; to maximise their cognitive development; to develop the whole person and the talents of the individual, and to allow all children to become active and economically self-sufficient citizens.
Whole School Curriculum Purpose
Our overall mission is to provide the young people of Greenwich with equal or better life chances than any other school in the UK with the accompanying vision of being a school where young people thrive and grow in an environment that brings out the best in everyone. In order to achieve this, we know that we must provide an excellent curriculum for our students, ensuring that they receive a world-class education which brings out the best in all of them and prepares them for success in education and life. Therefore, our curriculum equips children with powerful knowledge, maximises their cognitive development and nourishes their whole person and individual passions.
Our overriding aim is that this curriculum liberates and empowers, providing students with the confidence to understand and shape the world around them, to be active and economically self-sufficient citizens, and to ‘enter into the conversation of mankind’ (Michael Oakeshott). In line with the United Learning common curriculum, our school curriculum is based on these six key principles: