What We Are Learning – Our Curriculum

5 Elements

We are building our Curriculum using Dumfries and Galloway Education Department’s ‘5 Elements’ model.

a) Our Curriculum Rational – download a pdf version from the link below.
CDPS Curriculum Rationale Updated Nov 2017

b) Our Curriculum Overview (Updated Aug 2018)
Our Curriculum Overview is ‘ a work in progress’ and is reviewed, evaluated and updated each term as staff and pupils work together. Level and Whole School reviews are held termly to ensure our curriculum provides :

  • Challenge and enjoyment
  • a Breadth of experiences
  • continuous Progression
  • opportunities for Depth by developing different types of thinking and learning
  • Personalisation and choice through responding to individual learning needs
  • a Coherent experience by linking different aspects of learning and applying skills
  • Relevance by learners understanding the purpose of their activities and how it applies in the past, present and future.

Click on a link below to download a snapshot of what each class is learning.

Early Level
Curriculum Overview P1a and P1b

First Level
Curriculum Overview P2
Curriculum Overview P23
Curriculum Overview P3
Curriculum Overview P34
Curriculum Overview P4

Second Level
Curriculum Overview P45
Curriculum Overview P5
Curriculum Overview P56
Curriculum Overview P6
Curriculum Overview P67
Curriculum Overview P7

 

Specific Curricular Areas

To find out even more about what our children are learning in Nursery and School Рplease choose a curricular area from the menu options (right hand side).

A new page will open with options to download ‘pdf files’ from Curricular Areas. At present, maths and language files and some Outdoor Learning exemplars are available. Each file gives detailed information about the skills children are learning.

Acrobat Reader is required to read the pdf files. 




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