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The Curriculum

After our very successful Ofsted inspection in November 2021 where inspectors noted:

Leaders have empowered teachers to lead their subjects well. Subject leaders have constructed a meaningful and increasingly ambitious curriculum. Their plans are logical. They highlight the most important pieces of knowledge that pupils need to learn. Staff also include opportunities to revisit key themes. As a result, pupils’ learning securely builds on their prior knowledge

We continue to develop an ambitious and relevant curriculum for our pupils.

At Kew Riverside, we have identified 4 drivers that shape our curriculum and these can be seen in teachers’ planning, lesson observations and children’s responses. The choice was deliberate, based on: i) our school ethos and what we deem important, ii) on our ever developing pedagogy to ensure all children make progress and iii) on our baseline data – having identified the social disadvantage gaps, not only do we aim to fill them but turn them into strengths. These elements are: