Teaching and Learning

At Worlaby Academy we aim to provide a rich and varied learning environment that allows children to develop academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally.

We believe that the relationship between staff, pupils and parents is crucial in helping all children achieve. We encourage parents to be involved in school life as much as possible.

Learning is planned through a topic based approach. This enables children to make connections in their learning and develop a wide range of skills. The curriculum is designed to motivate, enthuse and inspire children whilst meeting the requirements of the National Curriculum.

We expect children to participate in a wide range of curriculum activities although parents have the right to withdraw children from Religious Education.

Children are taught in mixed ability and mixed year group classes where we offer a balance of child- initiated and adult led learning, guided group work, appropriate individualised support, mastery and challenge.

In addition to the broad and balanced curriculum, we enhance learning further through enrichment opportunities including taking children on visits, residentials and inviting visitors into school.

For those pupils with differing needs e.g. special educational needs, or those who are more able in a particular area, we monitor carefully and provide appropriately differentiated work.

All staff are afforded opportunities for professional development. This will include both regular school-based INSET (training) and provision drawn from outside agencies.

We conduct all our teaching in an atmosphere of trust and respect for all.