Harlowbury Primary School

The Harlowbury Curriculum

At Harlowbury Primary School, we believe deeply in the importance of helping our pupils develop as a whole person – happy and ready to take the next steps into their education and lives beyond primary school, regardless of their starting point.  We celebrate our differences.

Our aim is to build a cognitive curriculum based on knowledge and thinking skills. This provides an equality based curriculum from which to develop and deepen our learning.

At Harlowbury Primary School we deliver an inclusive, broad, rich and creative curriculum which provides our pupils with engaging, meaningful learning experiences to inspire enthuse and challenge.  

Our curriculum aims to identify opportunities for all pupils to apply their core knowledge and skills in English, Mathematics and Science across all subject areas. Our topics are planned around a theme or book to promote a pleasure in reading and learning. We value the power of words through Story Telling and P4C.

We enrich the national curriculum with exciting hooks for learning and celebration events such as visits and experiences. We value curiosity and encourage questions.We encourage our pupils to engage in a range of extra-curricular activities and be proud and celebrate their many achievements.

We aim to prepare our pupils for life in modern British society by fostering in them attitudes and qualities which will enable them to become confident, courageous, and compassionate citizens who can contribute to our ever changing global community.  

Harlowbury pupils are given a voice and involved in planning and decision making through our school council, sports crew, head boy/girl and our House Captains. They are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning in a variety of ways such as peer and independent learning opportunities.

Our motto Believe, Succeed and Inspire links with all our Growth Mind-set work; we believe we can, we can, and we model to others.  

Our Curriculum Drivers 

Our Curriculum Map for Autumn 2022

Curriculum Development – our journey so far