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Manor Farm Junior School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust


Curriculum Information

Manor Farm Junior School’s Curriculum Vision

At Manor Farm junior School, our school values set the foundation for all learning. These values are demonstrated through our carefully planned curriculum. Through delivering our high quality curriculum, children will develop their understanding of the world, critical thinking, social competence, problem solving and personal integrity. These are the skills of a curious and brave life long learner. We aim to base all learning around these critical skills, values and competencies in order to develop well rounded, interested and adaptable individuals.


We provide an inclusive learning environment where all pupils are valued and enjoy their education. We foster equality and ensure that our curriculum addresses disadvantage and aspires to support all pupils to achieve. all apsects of our curriculum are accessible to chidlren, irrespective of their background, gender, disability, religious or linguistic background and complies with our duties in the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Refgulations 2014. We strive hards to meet the needs of the those pupils with sepcial educational needs, those with disabilities and those children learning English as an additional lanaguage. 


To find out more about how we deliver an inclusive and highly engaging curriculum please read through the website or speak to the school office to arrange a visit to speak to curriculum leaders in school. 

Curiosity in the Manor Farm curriculum:

Children will be given the opportunities to:

  • Be exposed to authentic and meaningful learning
  • Be active in their learning
  • Understand how their learning connects to the real world
  • See the links between prior and new learning
  • Question and critique in order to promote thinking
  • Be exposed to learning that is socially and culturally relevant and reflects a diverse wider society


Integrity in the Manor Farm curriculum:

Children will be given the opportunities to:

  • Be accountable for their own learning
  • Demonstrate high expectations over their own learning
  • Develop their own values and character
  • Know what decision making looks like and develop strategies to support this
  • Reflect on their own learning, achievements and areas for development
  • Articulate why their learning matters
  • Support other people and learn from each other
  • Develop empathy, acceptance and kindness 
  • Understand that theirs and other people’s ideas can be challenged in a way that promotes learning for everyone


Bravery in the Manor Farm curriculum:

Children will be given the opportunities to:

  • Be exposed to struggle and understand why this is an important part of learning
  • Make mistakes and improve because of them
  • Become leaders of their own learning
  • Take on leadership roles 
  • Explore new and challenging concepts
  • Think critically - both individually and in collaboration with other
  • Experience new things that broaden their understanding of the world
  • Produce learning that demonstrates craftsmanship and complexity 
  • Build their resilience and their willingness to ‘have a go’

Curriculum Vision