How we extend the curriculum for our children.
At Wolvey C of E, we pride ourselves on our passion for providing pupils' broader development. We are committed to developing learning that enhances pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
We look to do this in four ways.
The pupils will learn about these through lessons, visits, meeting and working with external people and participating in special days! We have attached some learning below to give you a flavour of what your child might do to extend their curriculum.
The spiritual development of pupils is shown by their:
- ability to be reflective about their own beliefs (religious or otherwise) and perspective on life.
- knowledge of, and respect for, different people’s faiths, feelings and values.
- sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them
- use of imagination and creativity in their learning
- willingness to reflect on their experiences
The moral development of pupils is shown by their:
- ability to recognise the difference between right and wrong and to readily apply this understanding in their own lives, recognise legal boundaries and, in so doing, respect the civil and criminal law of England.
- understanding of the consequences of their behaviour and actions.
- interest in investigating and offering reasoned views about moral and ethical issues and the ability to understand and appreciate the viewpoints of others on these issues.
The social development of pupils is shown by their:
- use of a range of social skills in different contexts, for example working and socialising with other pupils, including those from different religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds
- willingness to participate in a variety of communities and social settings, including by volunteering, cooperating well with others and being able to resolve conflicts effectively
- acceptance and engagement with the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs; they develop and demonstrate skills and attitudes that will allow them to participate fully in and contribute positively to life in modern Britain.
The cultural development of pupils is shown by their:
- understanding and appreciation of the wide range of cultural influences that have shaped their own heritage and that of others
- understanding and appreciation of the range of different cultures in the school and further afield as an essential element of their preparation for life in modern Britain
- ability to recognise, and value, the things we share in common across
cultural, religious, ethnic and socio-economic communities
- knowledge of Britain’s democratic parliamentary system and its central role in shaping our history and values, and in continuing to develop Britain
- willingness to participate in and respond positively to artistic, musical, sporting and cultural opportunities
- interest in exploring, improving understanding of and showing respect for different faiths and cultural diversity and the extent to which they understand, accept and respect diversity. This is shown by their respect and attitudes towards different religious, ethnic and socio-economic groups in the local, national and global communities
Looking at the effect of climate change with the Eden Project. (LIVE lessons from Cornwall!)
Working with Cool Earth and Planet Mark accreditation.
Termly assemblies with Severn Trent to look at sustainability of our water.
Year 5 working with the Royal Veterinary College
During Year 6, every child organises and runs a charity event in school.
Learning about Harlem Hell fighters who were a division of black American soldiers.
Researching poverty and food wastage for Harvest 2021
Years 5 & 6 learnt all about Parliament, voting and democracy.
Junior Leadership Team
Each September we hold our JLT annual elections for all children.
Each child across the school gets an opportunity to create a mandate and present this in front of their peers. The children then get to vote in a ballot box for who they want to be the representative from their class.
(See the section on JLT in the Pupils page.)