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Welcome To

Mayplace Primary School

Igniting The Spark of Learning

Green Curriculum

Mayplace Curriculum Intent

 

 

Mayplace Primary School’s Green Curriculum sparks a desire within our children to have a greater understanding of environment and ecological issues, and encourages children to connect with the outdoors. Our goal is to equip our children with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed choices, which support sustainability and enable them to become active global citizens of the future.  

At Mayplace we nurture and grow lifelong learners who are driven by high aspirations and supported by staff who recognise their strengths and encourage them to take their next steps. 

Our Green Curriculum promotes inclusivity, diversity and acceptance of others. Regardless of their starting point, every child who leaves Mayplace has the capacity and self-belief to succeed and achieve their personal and academic goals.  

At Mayplace, we believe that a love of literature is a key aspect of our well-rounded curriculum, and helps to establish children as members of society who strive to empathise with others, understand the world around them and their place within it. All adults in school work together to create a culture of readers and writers with the language and skills to express themselves clearly and effectively. Developing confidence in reading and comprehension, and establishing a love of reading and literature, is crucial to this culture.  

We know that children who have love of learning and enjoy coming to school make better progress. Research demonstrates that outdoor learning has a more positive impact on the progress and attainment of all children compared to a more traditional curriculum. At Mayplace, we have seen the benefits of providing opportunities for experiential learning within a curriculum that is both innovative and inclusive. Outdoor learning provides opportunities for children to collaborate with each other; develop strong relationships and improve their communication skills.  

Through engagement in the local community, children feel that their heritage is valued, increasing their sense of acceptance, belonging and social emotional wellbeing. Our Green Curriculum supports children in making connections between what they learn in school, how that can be lived out in their local environment and how this in turn relates to their place within the global community.  

 

The Primary First Trust has the following overarching educational concepts and all of the schools consider this when designing their own bespoke curriculum:

 

Knowledge - Know the world

Personal Development - Know yourself

Connectivity - Know how it all fits together

 

In doing so, our family of Primary First Schools nurture happy, confident and capable young people ready to play their full part in the world at large.

For further information regarding our Green Curriculum, please visit our Class Pages or contact c.johnson@mayplace.bexley.sch.uk

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Mayplace Primary School is part of The Primary First Trust Limited, a company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England and Wales number 08738750 and an Exempt Charity

Registered Address: The White House, Clifton Marine Parade, Gravesend DA11

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