01438 233800

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Chells Way, Stevenage, Herts SG2 0LT

Camps Hill Primary School

Our Curriculum Intent

At Camps Hill we believe that to prepare our children for the future we need to teach the ‘National (subject based) Curriculum' alongside our ‘Golden Threads Curriculum' which gives children an opportunity to experience and develop key learning behaviours, life skills and attitudes.  Through conducting action research, this curriculum has been developed by staff: personalised for the children, and is flexible according to need. 

Learning is delivered by first-hand experiences; ‘WOW’ days, an enriched curriculum and quality teaching enable children to apply their skills and develop their knowledge within a relevant context.

Topics are flexible and are often child-led, whilst skills taught and applied are progressive and build upon existing foundations.

Children are given a voice within the school and have the opportunity to take on roles and responsibilities in our community. Extra-curricular clubs and external trips ensure children have the opportunity to apply the ‘golden threads’ out of the classroom whilst developing cultural capital. The use of the extensive outdoor area enhances children’s learning experience through opportunities such as Forest schools.

Age appropriate key life skills (our silver threads), are taught with a termly focus, in order to equip children with basic skills such as putting someone in the recovery position or sewing on a button.

It is our aim to provide a safe nurturing environment where learners flourish and are valuable citizens of the world.