Lanlivery is known for its welcome and friendly atmosphere where children's wellbeing and happiness is our key priority. We take great care to provide a happy, safe environment where children feel secure to play, have fun, explore, experiment, develop confidence and curiosity, and learn.
We are situated in a small village and many of our children attend from neighbouring towns and villages, including: Lostwithiel, Par, Bodmin, St Austell and Fowey. We have just under 80 children in school, ranging from 2-11 years. Our location lends itself wonderfully to outdoor learning, with our beautiful forest school behind the school grounds, and many of our topics and activities are linked to our proximity to farms, mines and moors.
We have strong links with the community and are always looking for ways to enhance learning and the experiences we offer the children in school.
• Teachers choose an enquiry-based question to engage pupils, based on their intimate knowledge of their class. Children have the opportunity to lead some of their leaning through questioning. This is guided by the curriculum objectives that have to be met by learners taken from our progression ladders .
• The children’s work is presented in a variety of ways: PSHE and RE is recorded in floor books to represent discussions and thoughts during sessions. Lower key stage 1 also use floor books in other learning. The use of floor books encourages pupil’s pride and aspiration to do their very best piece of work. Pupils are encouraged to actively engage with the floor books, which enables them to reflect on their learning, commit this to long term memory and enable the transfer of both skills and knowledge. Higher up in the school pupil use science and history/ geography books to record the progression in their work.
• The progression ladders form the basis of our coverage of objectives, these allow teachers to monitor and ensure a broad, rich content. Teachers use the ladders to guide their planning once the children have help to generate their further questions which will shape the full unit. Pupils ongoing progress is recorded alongside these ladders and passed on to the next class teacher at the end of their time in the class. Pupil’s self-assessment through referring to the learning journey adds another dimension to the learning. They are asked the enquiry questions before the topic begins and again at the end to show the depth of their understanding.
• Visitors and trips enhance the curriculum and are used to provide first hand experiences which help support real life outcomes. Trips include: museums, the moor, local farms, the coast, places of worships and much more.
• Children will feedback on their Learning Journeys to staff, guardians and Governors; ensuring that they are key drivers for improvement.
• Leaders review the curriculum regularly using pupil’s work, progression ladders and pupil conferencing to ensure it remains language rich, diverse and develops the whole child
To find out more about our curriculum, please see the documents attached below. Alternatively, more can be found out from your child's class teacher or by contacting the Head of School.
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