The Paradigm Trust KS1-2 Phonics and English and The Aims of the EYFS-KS3 Science, RE and Foundation Subject Curriculum

We teach the right things efficiently.

The curriculum for Paradigm Trust:

  • prepares pupils to lead fulfilling lives and to play an active, positive and productive role in our democratic society.
  • is based on the National Curriculum and Early Learning Goals;
  • represents and celebrates the contributions from all groups of people who make up our community;
  • enhances pupils’ personal, social and emotional development (PSED);
  • promotes fundamental British values;
  • makes provision for pupils to develop their literacy and numeracy skills so that they can access all areas of the curriculum;
  • is responsive to both the current and future needs of pupils through planning;
  • accommodates future examination and assessment reforms;
  • ensures that pupils will be equipped with the correct qualifications to gain access to future study and employment;
  • is well organised and staffed appropriately throughout all year groups;
  • prioritises all year groups equally;
  • meets the needs of learners with special educational needs and disabilities;
  • encourages pupils to master skills and deepen knowledge and understanding;
  • prepares pupils for an ever changing, wider world of work;
  • encourages the use of environments and expertise beyond the classroom including immersive learning;
  • provides interesting and varied extra-curricular activities and educational visits to broaden pupils’ experiences;
  • has local, national and international dimensions;
  • ensures that pupils have the background knowledge to interpret new information from sources including stories and images.

We make appropriate adjustments against this default curriculum according to our pupils’ needs.

Last updated January 3, 2024