So lovely to see the lighter mornings and evenings as we move into spring. As always, children and staff have worked hard to ensure we are closing the gaps in learning. School led tuition has begun and I thank all the children and parents for your engagement, it really makes a difference.
At Mulberry the key driver for our curriculum is possibilities. We aim to provide rich learning opportunities that lift children out of their own experiences and expose them to a range of possibilities for their future.
The curriculum links to our community and local history wherever possible whilst also giving children a global view and the chance to celebrate the diverse heritage in our school. Our fundamental aim is to create independent, ambitious learners who understand the possibilities ahead of them and what it takes to achieve.
The Mulberry curriculum is ambitious, knowledge rich and carefully constructed to meet the needs of our children. Reading is at the heart of our curriculum and underpins everything we do, because we know it guarantees our children leave with the best possible start. We teach ambitious vocabulary throughout all subjects and use structured talk stems to develop their language skills alongside powerful knowledge acquisition.
Teacher expertise lies at the core of the planned curriculum and we use the Teaching Walkthrus to ensure evidence-based strategies are the foundation of our pedagogy. Teaching is developed through ongoing professional development and delivers high expectations for all learners. A consistent approach across all year groups ensures teachers: