At Wistaston Church Lane we offer a curriculum that is challenging, exciting and encourages a love of life and learning in every child.
At WCLA, we place great importance on a curriculum which develops the whole child. Through our core values, we foster an environment where the emotional, physical, academic, social, moral, spiritual and cultural development of each child is considered.
Our curriculum is mapped to include coverage of the National Curriculum and prepares and equips children with the knowledge, skills and understanding for life in modern Britain. Subject leaders have worked hard to make sure that our curriculum is focused on the development of children’s knowledge and skills across all primary subjects with the aim of ensuring pupils are ready for the next stage of their learning.
Our curriculum is designed to challenge, engage and motivate with the ultimate goal that our learners progress academically and become successful, confident individuals, who make a positive contribution to the community and society - both now and in the future.
Our curriculum is underpinned by 4 Core Values aims. These are embedded into the delivery of our curriculum:
Our curriculum includes not only the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum, but also a wide range of extra-curricular activities that the school organises in order to enrich the experiences of the children. To encourage pupils to explore the wide range of careers and vocations offered in Britain, we provide a range of opportunities for pupils to learn about and experience them through additional projects such as Wistonia University and Careers Week. Residentials for years 2 through to 6 are planned with the goal of enhancing the curriculum as well as enabling children to develop skills such as self-management, communication, teamwork and problem-solving, all of which lead to the development of leadership skills.
The spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our pupils and their understanding of British values are woven through the curriculum. Through the teaching of PSHE, we also provide children with the skills understand themselves and their feelings, to handle social situations and identify risk and dangers.
When children leave our school at the end of Year Six they are ready to progress on to high school. They will be equipped with the full range of knowledge, skills and vocabulary that enables them to become lifelong learners that enjoy their learning and who can work through challenges.