Thank you so much for visiting this page. The webpages attached to this 'Curriculum' page are designed to showcase our wonderful Curriculum offer, as well as, providing curriculum guidance and advice to all our families and other stakeholders of our school. Some parts of our Curriculum offer we are just not able to present on our website, mostly due to copyright laws. If you wish to access any areas of our Curriculum in further detail, please contact our front office and they will arrange an appropriate staff member to make contact with you.
Changes in National Curriculum
In September 2014, the Government introduced a new National Curriculum, with a great deal of fresh content and ambitious expectations of learning. It is designed to provide children with the essential knowledge, skills and understanding that they require as citizens of Great Britain.
In addition, the National Curriculum provides statutory programmes of study for each subject, stating which content which should be taught to pupils in each stage of learning.
The manner in which schools assess learning has also changed dramatically. Levels have been removed and will not be replaced. Partially this is due to a shift in perception about levels: that children should master the skills that they have been taught rather than merely racing through the curriculum without gaining a secure understanding of what they have learnt.
Although the content has been stipulated by the Government and Statutory Assessments will continue to be prescribed, schools are free to assess the skills acquired in each subject, at each stage of learning, in whatever manner they deem appropriate.
We ensure that, by the time children leave Coopersale, they are ‘Secondary ready’. In other words, that they are equipped with the essential knowledge, skills and understanding required for their next stage of learning when they leave our school.
To view the The National Curriculum that we follow at Coopersale, CLICK HERE
How do we ensure our curriculum is inclusive?
We at Coopersale pride ourselves on our inclusive practice. As part of our duties in the Equality Act 2010 (click to access) and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 (click to access), we ensure that our curriculum is accessible for those with disabilities or special educational needs by adapting our provision to meet all of our children's needs.