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Our Curriculum

The curriculum of this school seeks to promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, emotional, personal and physical development of the pupil and in so doing, prepares pupils for their next stage of development and the future beyond.

We provide a well-balanced curriculum which best meets the needs of our pupils. We actively
promote the outcomes in the Bailiwick’s curriculum statement and believe that we provide a
curriculum that motivates our pupils enabling them to be successful learners, responsible citizens, effective contributors and confident individuals.

The Bailiwick of Guernsey Curriculum is designed to enable all students to learn and achieve whilst promoting their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development in preparation for the
opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life. Students need to become:

Successful Learners
· enthusiasm and motivation for learning
· determination to reach high standards of achievement
· openness to new thinking and ideas
and able to
· use literacy, communication and numeracy skills
· appreciate the creative arts and develop a sense of aesthetic awareness
· use technology for learning
· think creatively and independently
· learn independently and as part of a group
· make reasoned evaluations
· appreciate, link and apply different kinds of learning in new situations

Confident Individuals
· self-respect and esteem
· a sense of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being
· secure values, beliefs and morals
· ambition
and able to
· relate to others and manage themselves
· appreciate the importance of physical activity and to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle
· be self-aware
· develop and communicate their own beliefs and view of the world
· live as independently as they can
· assess risk and take informed decisions
· achieve fulfilment in different areas of activity

Responsible Citizens
· respect for others
· commitment to participate responsibly in political, economic, social and cultural life
and able to
· develop knowledge and understanding of the world and the Bailiwick’s place in it
· appreciate local heritage and community whilst understanding different beliefs and cultures
· make informed choices and decisions
· evaluate environmental, scientific and technological issues
· develop informed and ethical views

Effective Contributors
· an enterprising attitude
· resilience
· self-reliance
· an ability to engage with change
and able to
· communicate in different ways and in different settings
· work in partnership and in teams
· take the initiative and lead
· apply critical thinking in new contexts
· create and develop
· solve problems

The subjects of the curriculum are timetabled to give pupils a broad and balanced opportunity to learn. 

SoG Big Picture Curriculum

Click here to access the Big Picture Curriculum for Guernsey