Learning Challenge Curriculum
At Gleadless Primary School we bring the National Curriculum alive through a Learning Challenge skills based approach from Y1 to Y6. We have developed a meaningful curriculum based on children's interests which promotes high standards and an enjoyment and love of learning, building on the high quality Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Underpinning each 'Learning Challenge' ( a topic question which is explored as a class and covers all subjects of the National Curriculum) is an innovative skills based approach which is inspired by a thought provoking inquiry question. This is introduced through an exciting WOW starter to inspire children’s enthusiasm which could be a trip, a visit or an event. Classrooms are immersed in the theme and children are encouraged to bring learning from home to add to the exciting displays. An event is held at the end of each Learning Challenge to celebrate success and share outcomes with parents.