‘Thinking Academically’ teaches our children to be their best self through the knowledge skills and understanding of how to be literate and numerate.
They are able to read a range of texts fluently applying a range of skills across the curriculum. Children’s, vocabulary, including speech and language, is developed through active learning which engages children in debate, drama and oracy activities.
The basic skills of Mathematics are taught through recall, reasoning, problem solving and fluency. Children develop their number agility effectively to apply to range of situations with confidence.
- Our children need to be supported to reach for the best possible opportunities.
- Their communication skills need to be developed to enable them to access and participate in a range of social situations
- Successfully engaging in their next step requires a combination of academic outcomes and wider personal / social skills.