Moira Primary School provides an broad, balanced and exciting curriculum that gives pupils the opportunity to develop skills, experience new things and work in a variety of different ways.
Find information about our curriculum subjects here or for any additional queries ask your child's class teacher.
At Moira Primary School we are committed to providing a happy, welcoming and safe learning environment in which children and adults alike, can learn together and achieve their best.
We aim to provide and deliver a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum, which encourages all children to learn confidently and develop with enjoyment and enthusiasm.
We aim to maintain high standards of teaching and learning which will extend each child’s abilities and enable them to reach their full potential.
We strive to ensure that our children develop independence. We aim to foster the importance of citizenship and encourage our children to be caring, considerate and well behaved individuals.
We aim to provide a welcoming environment where children, parents, Staff, Governors and the community work together to enrich the moral, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural development of each child. We aim to provide a bright and stimulating environment in which everyone will feel cared for, valued and secure.
We aim to be sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of all and to promote high self-esteem and self-worth.
We aim, as Staff, Governors, Parents and members of the community to work together as a team recognising the importance of partnership in education.
Our Curriculum is designed to develop the whole child, enabling them to become lifelong learners. Through a wealth of experiences through a broad, balanced and thoughtful curriculum our pupils will become:
Responsible Citizens - Who aim to inspire others and make a positive contribution to society.
Successful Learners - Who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
Confident Individuals - Who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.
Throughout all aspects of our curriculum, as a school, we consider the skills and character strengths that we can develop and utilise to both enjoy school and achieve success.
The skills we are developing are: reasoning, responding, identify, vocabulary, recognising, view and opinion, asking questions, sequencing and ordering, classifying, analysing, selecting, prioritising, making links, understanding processes, critiquing, evaluating, understanding patterns, hypothesising, predicting, observing, applying, describing/explaining, making informed judgements, synthesising, comparing and contrasting
The character strengths we are developing are:
- Friendship, reasoning, empathy, teamwork, resilience, communication, love of learning, reasoning, listening, independence, perseverance, leadership, self-regulation, questioning, respect and Zest
Our curriculum is planned and developed in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum and the Early Years Foundation Curriculum. Our curriculum is based on several broad areas of learning:
Personal, social and emotional development.
Communication, language and literacy.
Knowledge and understanding of the world.
We aim to provide an experiential curriculum, enabling our pupils to be fully engaged with the learning experience. Our curriculum is designed to ensure our pupils develop the skills they need to develop into good citizens who can solve problems tackle challenges positively, be resilient and resourceful and work well with others. Our ‘Together We Try’ ethos underpins the entire curriculum.