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Curriculum Intent

At Murrow Primary Academy the curriculum is designed to: recognise children’s prior learning, provide first hand learning experiences, allow the children to develop interpersonal skills, build resilience and become creative, critical thinkers.  We challenge the children with high expectations in all areas of learning and in the development of life skills.Every child is recognised as a unique individual. We celebrate and welcome differences within our school community. The ability to learn is underpinned by the teaching of basic skills, knowledge, concepts and values. We constantly provide enhancement opportunities to engage learning and believe that childhood should be a happy, investigative and enquiring time in our lives.  


We use our Learning Powers to promote positive attitudes to learning which reflect the values and skills needed to promote responsibility for learning and future success.  Community involvement is an essential part of our curriculum as we embrace local history, traditions and life-styles, whilst ensuring that aspirations for the future are promoted.


Children leave the academy with a sense of belonging to a tightly knit community where they have the confidence and skills to make decisions, self-evaluate, make connections and become aspirational learners


We engage with parents; encourage family learning opportunities and provide a curriculum that is relatable for parents, children and local families.  Opportunities to be part of different exciting and engaging experiences are used to add to the learning experiences of our children

In their classes the children in Key Stage 2 reviewed these promises and have developed their own for the year

Class 4 - Year 5 and 6

 We promise to cherish each other by being kind and respectful.

We promise to be polite to any member of our community.

We promise to respect our surroundings.

We promise to be proactive, concentrate and work hard to reach our full potential.

We promise to be independent in our learning.

We promise to use our learning powers to help us succeed.

We promise to use prior knowledge and skills in all of our work. 


Class 3 - Year 3 and 4

All children in class 3 will work collaboratively.

All children in class 3 will push themselves to the limit in their work.

All children in class 3 will be kind to each other.

All children in class 3 will help other people.

All children in class 3 will listen to the adults and to each other.

All children in class 3 will extend their learning at home.

All children in class 3 will look after the classroom and equipment.

All children in class 3 will be reflective learners.

All children in class 3 will consider others and work quietly.

All children in class 3 will take care with their work.