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The Reculver Curriculum

The curriculum at Reculver School aims to give all of the children the knowledge, skills and understanding to achieve to their full potential academically, socially and emotionally. We aim to give the children the necessary skills to prepare them for lifelong learning in an ever changing society.

We follow an inspiring text based curriculum and hold the belief that children learn best when logical connections are made between different aspects of their work. We encourage research based learning to enable the children to have enquiring minds, to take ownership of their own learning, fostering independence and developing resilience. The topic areas enable our pupils to be highly inspired and immersed in challenging learning opportunities whilst providing a broad and balanced curriculum that will meet the individual development of all the children in our care. Themed days are held to enrich the experiences for the children, while visits and visitors also enhance the curriculum.

All children are taught the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and RE and wherever possible, links are made in order to integrate subjects into the themed topic along with the wider curriculum  subjects.

Religious Education is an important area of the curriculum and is taught discretely, via an enquiry based model of learning as a separate lesson.

Many pupils have the opportunity to have, Music and Physical Education lessons each week taught by specialist teachers or sporting coaches.