We run a geography/history topic-based approach to our programme of study. We try to establish links across subjects (where appropriate) to help pupils make connections and apply a cognitive fluency across learning. We try to match Science, Art, D&T and Music to our topics, whilst retaining a focus on the progression of skills in these subjects. PE; PSHE and SRE are taught as discreet subjects. We teach French in MFL.
Whilst there are some connections between subjects, we also recognise specific learning, knowledge and skills within discreet subjects when applicable.
We are proud of our diverse community and want to ensure that we tackle social inequalities wherever we can.
Therefore we will always see if we plan for the following:
Through a partnership of a knowledge and a skills-based, topic-led approach, we will ensure that:
As staff, have 4 curriculum teams at Manor Lodge who help to plan, monitor and evaluate the delivery of our curriculum. Each team has a designated teacher for a subject.
These are as follows:
1) STEM and Computing Team (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Computing)
2) The Arts and Culture Team (Music, Art and English)
3) The World Around Us Team (History, Geography, French and Religious Education)
4) The Health, Well-being and Inclusion Team (PSHE, RSE, Mental Health, Mindfulness and PE)