Since the beginning of lockdown, the leadership and teaching team have been thinking about what our curriculum might look like for children in the next phase of school, after what has been a very unsettling and strange situation. As we prepare to embark on the journey towards next term, a 'recovery curriculum' has been prepared, ready to be implemented into our everyday practice.
Within our new pedagogies, we will acknowledge that there have been huge losses to children, all of which may have affected pupil's mental health. Children will perhaps have experienced anxiety, trauma or bereavement at times, or possibly all at once. These sudden and unplanned experiences can leave children feeling vulnerable. Equally, whether we have intended to or not, children will have been exposed to adults who are anxious and may not be acting in their normal way or maintaining the usual routines which they are used to. This is why we have worked hard to consider all of the needs and routines that children will need in place ready for their return to school in September.
To help us support the children in the best way possible, our recovery curriculum will focus on five main areas;
Follow the links below to peruse our aims for our recovery curriculum and see what these will look like come September