CURRICULUM

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All of our pupils follow the 2014 Primary National Curriculum.
The National Curriculum of England 2014
The curriculum is tailored in order to meet the individual needs of our children.
As a school we
• Provide a high quality learning environment suitable for the 21st Century where all children reach their full potential within a safe and secure environment
• Reach high academic standards
• Ensure children develop core skills effectively
• Develop children who are resilient, independent learners, open to change, have excellent Thinking Skills and work together collaboratively and reflectively
• Help children to face problems and challenges with open minds armed with a variety of tried and tested skills and strategies
• Ensure all children are ICT literate and have excellent communication skills through a variety of means and media
• Provide a rich and varied curriculum suitable to the children’s stages of development and life experiences
• Increase children’s life experiences and widen their horizons
• Encourage children to have high personal goals and aspirations
• Ensure the children have high self esteem and respect themselves, others and the local and global environment
• Be at the Centre of the Community encouraging and supporting parents and carers
• Ensure the school is fully inclusive and promotes tolerance and understanding
• Ensure children’s creativity is fostered to the full
• Provide the environment that promotes healthy lifestyle choices

Extra – curricular
We provide opportunities for all of our children to attend our before and after school club provision. If your child needs additional support during these sessions then we would ensure that additional resources were provided.

Curriculum Documents
Please click on the link below to find out more about each of our curriculum areas.
Rossmere Curriculum

Polices (including SEND)
Please click on the link below
School Policies

SEND Policy

How our curriculum is tailored to meet individual needs?

• Our class teachers use a range of teaching and learning styles.
• We use differentiated teaching resources.
• Additional adults are employed to provide both in class and out of class support.
• ICT resources are used frequently.
• Small group support work.
• The appropriate use of rewards and sanctions. (Behaviour Policy)
• Access to a Primary Support Worker (Jeff Woodward)

• Access to a Lead Teaching Assistant (Liza Hudson)

Liza Hudson

Liza Hudson

We also use a wide ranging selection of intervention programme to support our children.
Please click on the links for further information.
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Better Reading
Mathletics
Bugclub
Educationcity

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How do we identify and assess children with Special Educational Needs?

Early identification is the key. You as parents know your child best and we like to form close working relationships with our parents.
Pupil assessment is an ongoing process and we will speak to you as parents regularly both about your child’s achievements and their needs.
Assessment helps us to provide the appropriate support for your child. We may hold a review meeting with yourself and other agencies to put a plan in place.
We have a Special Educational Needs Support teacher who works with us one day a week.
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Mrs Sue Dixon
Her specialisms include dyslexia, global learning delay, receptive language.