Continuity and progression in the curriculum will be built around essential knowledge, understanding and key skills within subject areas. These are broken into year group expectations and teachers plan additional challenges for able learners. The ‘Essential Knowledge, Skills and Understanding' within our Curriculum helps to ensure that the learners’ essential skills are being developed, alongside National Curriculum requirements (where appropriate).
Because learning is a change to long-term memory it is impossible to see the impact in the short term. Teachers will make learning assessments at three moments in time.
At the end of a year: Teachers will make summative judgements about how well a child has mastered subject domain content and how proficiently the child has made towards the end of year outcomes.
The quality of the curriculum will be reviewed using the following methods: