Curriculum Policy

Curriculum Policy

Ellesmere College aims to provide a curriculum for all pupils which gives them experience in all the areas of linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, human, social, physical, aesthetic and creative education.

1. Aims

The school aims to:

  • Ensure that pupils develop the essential literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Provide pupils with a full and rounded entitlement to learning.
  • Foster pupils' creativity and develop essential skills, including learning skills.
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle. Inspire pupils to a commitment to learning that will last a lifetime.
  • Promote high standards in all learning and teaching.
The school's curriculum follows statutory requirements and is mindful of the guidance given in the National Curriculum. Pupils are expected to acquire skills in speaking and listening, literacy and numeracy skills as essential tools for learning. The curriculum is balanced and broadly based, and promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of our pupils and embraces British values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect for, and tolerance of, those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith. The curriculum experienced prepares our pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life. Read more...