Curriculum & Learning

Giving children the tools to cope and thrive

Key question: what focus is given within the curriculum to social and emotional learning and promoting personal resilience, and how is learning assessed?


  • Effective, supported PSHE programme, embedded within the curriculum
  • Focus on life skills
  • Relevant curriculum, meeting children’s needs
  • Assessment for and of learning
  • Progression

Ofsted expectations 

The quality of teaching, learning and assessment is a key Ofsted judgement area. The inspection criteria states that the role of teaching is to promote learning and the acquisition of knowledge by pupils and to raise achievement, but also to promote the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC).


Ideas and Activities to do in School

Go to: SHEU Survey