At Cogenhoe Primary School our intention is to ensure that our children and staff inspre, aspire and achieve. ‘Inspire’ to provide our pupils with an engaging, bespoke curriculum which fosters a desire to keep learning because “education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire”. ‘Aspire’ to ignite our pupils with dreams and aspirations that they know are within their reach. ‘Achieve’ is to ensure that all of our pupils successfully reach their academic goals through sheer hardwork, determination and persistence.
At Cogenhoe, we have designed our curriculum to shape independent and resilient, lifelong learners. Our whole school values of Courage, Curiosity, Confidence, Compassion and Pride drive our curriculum and everything that we do.
At Cogenhoe Primary School, we provide a broad and balanced curriculum, which prepares our pupils for life in Modern Britain and is based on research about how we learn. Teachers deliver inspirational lessons using progressive, challenging objectives that build on prior knowledge. Understanding develops so that every child can achieve their aspirational potential. We adapt our curriculum to meet the needs of its learners and place equal importance on non-academic skills which we believe help to prepare our pupils for when they are stepping outside of the Cogenhoe family. Our whole school approach provides every pupil with memorable moments and enriching experiences such as trips, local visits and visitors to bring their learning to life.
We understand that you are your child’s first teacher, therefore we work in partnership with all of our parents to create a school community which guides and supports every child.
Each year group has a unique set of curriculum themes which tie our progressive objectives together and enable key concepts to be fully understood to ensure that learning is now embedded. The spaced repetition of learning aids long-term retention for our pupils and retrieving prior learning is frequent in all lessons.
The links below will provide an overview of the core subject objectives being covered throughout the academic year in each class. End of year expectations are the essentials of the National Curriculum that all children should know by the end of each school year.
We believe that the impact of our curriculum is demonstrated by our confident and proud pupils who step away from the Cogenhoe family, ready to face the wider world and the challenges that they will no doubt face. Our school values have been instilled within them over time due to the fact that learning is a change in long-term memory and it is impossible to see the impact in the short term.
To ensure that we have the highest levels of achievement, our expectation is that we continuously strive to exceed National expectations.