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21/06/24

What have you fitted in before midday today? pic.twitter.com/LwVKIV26ye— Northmead Junior School () June 21, 2024

21/06/24

Year 3 have arrived for a glorious day at Butser and are enjoying hearing about the Stone Age differences already. pic.twitter.com/Hf7es2cnGd— Northmead Junior School () June 21, 2024

21/06/24

Our DofE Silver adventurers have arrived in the Peak District and are raring to go! They'll be honing their skills and getting prepped for their exciting expeditions ahead. ☀️ So far, the weather's on their side! pic.twitter.com/xg7VqWBgvJ— Guildford County Sch () June 21, 2024

20/06/24

What an incredible day in London at the Yoto Carnegie Awards! Our County Shadows loved the vibrant atmosphere and joyous celebration of literature. Meeting the librarian from Matilda was magical, and we even picked the winner! pic.twitter.com/i5KN45TSCQ— Guildford County Sch () June 20, 2024

20/06/24

Our DofE Silver adventurers have arrived in the Lake District and are raring to go! They'll be honing their skills and getting prepped for their exciting expeditions ahead. ☀️ So far, the weather's on their side! pic.twitter.com/12uiEPNzUo— Guildford County Sch () June 20, 2024

20/06/24

pic.twitter.com/b5AdlavdMW— Northmead Junior School () June 20, 2024

20/06/24

Our 25 County Shadows are excited to attend the Yoto Carnegie Awards at the Cambridge Theatre, home of Matilda the Musical! We’ll join over 50 shadowing groups to celebrate a fantastic day of children’s literature and find out the winners! pic.twitter.com/WgC1qGmspi— Guildford County Sch () June 20, 2024

19/06/24

It's National Thank a Teacher Day. We salute and celebrate our teaching community every day. Their importance and relevance in our young people's lives cannot be underestimated. pic.twitter.com/mTKzlTmC7R

18/06/24

It was brilliant to see so many come together for our coffee morning—an engaging session on learning strategies and building connections. Huge thanks to everyone who made it valuable! and our Home Link. pic.twitter.com/YbDJJ4OcI3— Guildford County Sch () June 18, 2024

17/06/24

Congratulation to our amazing Year 11s for completing their GCSE today - and exam season is DONE for Team Music! 🙌🙌— George Abbot Music () June 17, 2024

17/06/24

These superstars are our year 5 & 6 girls cricket team who recently came 2nd in the Godalming Open Dynamos cricket competition. They play superbly and did the school proud. Well done team Loseley! 🦸‍♂️⭐️#Cricket pic.twitter.com/JGGwGyub1i— Loseley Fields () June 17, 2024

17/06/24

AUDITIONS ARE TOMORROW EVERYONE! We are excited..... pic.twitter.com/cdkgCOxIDy— Tormead Drama () June 17, 2024

15/06/24

Wow!! What absolutely fantastic swimming in the final! 2nd place 🥈 as well as winners of the Presidents Award for the highest placed state school. Well done Calder, Ethan, Finley and Max we are so proud of you🌟 A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who supported the boys. 🌟 pic.twitter.com/JtZVoNFDO1— Boxgrove School () June 15, 2024

15/06/24

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13/06/24

The place to be this Summer! Now open to the wider community. pic.twitter.com/7meuepVc32— Boxgrove School () June 13, 2024

12/06/24

Euro 2024 Fever Hits the Sixth Form! ⚽️ The common room is now a vibrant display of colors and flags. Huge shoutout to our sixth form interior designers for bringing the Euro 2024 spirit to Guildford County School! pic.twitter.com/BL2faA4RmC— Guildford County Sch () June 12, 2024

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Curriculum Purpose

Curriculum Purpose Statement

“Excellence with Integrity and Equity”

Our curriculum purpose framework provides a rationale for learning that helps us, as a trust, to focus our strategic thinking, our school improvement priorities and our allocation of time and resources.

In line with our values, we are clear that we want to provide all our young people with learning that inspires and which enables all to achieve excellence. In the pursuit of this we will be brave innovators, recognising the value of working together to improve outcomes for all. Furthermore, we are determined to pursue these ambitions with integrity – where the subjects studied are those that provide our learners with the best that has been thought and said and where they are prepared for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of the adult world.

We also believe that excellence should be complemented by equity: central to the work of our schools is the provision for our most vulnerable learners including the disadvantaged and those with special educational needs or disabilities. Empowered by this curriculum we will achieve outcomes that drive social mobility and give everyone freedom of choice throughout their lives.

 

Curriculum Principles

  • Across our trust, the curriculum will be designed to ensure our young people thrive, achieve and flourish. It will enable them to understand what it is to be human and equip them for life so that they become kind and model citizens. It will not only develop our young people academically but socially, emotionally, culturally, physically, creatively and spiritually. Our commitment to providing learners with a wide range of extra-curricular clubs and activities will add depth and breadth to our provision and allow our learners to follow their hobbies and interests outside of the formal curriculum. We will ensure that we engage our learners in an ambitious and high-quality careers programme that, in our secondaries, meets the requirements of the “Baker clause” and Gatsby benchmarks, encouraging them to be aspirational and ambitious so that they can secure a bright future and enjoy fulfilling careers.

 

  • Through our curriculum - and our commitment to evidenced-based pedagogy - learning is the foundation of every lesson. Our approaches to teaching and assessment will be based on the latest research.  We pay attention to how the brain and memory works. Our teachers plan learning so that it is clearly sequenced, presnt the curriculum so that it is intelligible to young minds and use assessment to expose learners’ thinking and to adapt their teaching. Excellence in learning for all is the outcome. These approaches are supported by trust-wide systems for teacher professional development and quality assurance that drive continuous improvement.

 

  • Our knowledge-rich curriculum will be designed to ensure the very best academic outcomes for our young people and at its heart will be our schools’ determination to achieve excellence with equity and integrity. We strive to bring advantage to the disadvantaged, where barriers to learning are successfully overcome and where there are no limits to the achievement and ambition of all our learners.

 

Please refer to the trust's Curriculum Purpose Policy Statement for more details and our schools' own policies regarding local curriculum arrangements.