Our Curriculum


Here at the Grange we help to develop confident, happy, articulate learners, who are well prepared to make a positive contribution to society, and are best prepared for their next stage in education, increasing social mobility.
Our mission – To be a school of opportunity
Vision – Inspire, Believe, Achieve
Values – Innovation, Responsibility, Caring


  • Provide a broad and balanced curriculum, which is underpinned by aims, values and purpose; develops the whole person; develops knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes; has clear progression in subject knowledge and skills
  • Teaching across all phases and subjects is at least good, consistent with policy and best practice
  • Ensure that Subject Leaders who, along with the Curriculum Manager, are instrumental in designing the progression of knowledge and skills across their subjects
  • Provide CPD so that Subject Leaders understand their subject, keep up to date with latest education policy and practice, and disseminate best practice across school
  • Subject Leaders monitor attainment and progress for all cohorts and specific groups and report to Assessment Manager
  • Action research projects to develop the best practice
  • Keep updated with latest education research and education policies and inform practice
  • Develop local subject networks to share best practice and ideas
  • Instil resilience with a love of learning
  • Develop a range of leadership skills in children, so that they can confidently take responsibility for their own learning
  • Ensure children are very well placed to succeed in the next stage of their learning
  • Understand and celebrate the diversity of communities
  • Equip children to have a positive impact on their community and understand local, national and global issues
  • Develop outdoor areas that are purposeful and easy to access
  • Build an annual enrichment timetable, that is relevant and to gives first hand experiences
  • Every cohort from Year 1 to go on residential linked to topic
  • Welcome visitors to bring learning alive
  • Use the local environment and links to Parish Council, Childrens’ Parliament to address issues of our time
  • Themed weeks to bring learning alive
  • Engage with parents and carers in subject specific curriculum evenings – to encourage learning together
  • In school learning together sessions


  • Children achieve excellent outcomes
  • Progress in all subjects, across all phases is at least good
  • The gap is narrowed for PP children
  • All children know their value and worth
  • Children show resilience and love learning
  • Children know a range of leadership skills and strategies and take responsibility for their own learning
  • Transition is seamless and children thrive in the next stage of education
  • Children understand and celebrate diversity
  • Children understand that they can impact on local, national and global issues and make a difference