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Pontarddulais Primary School

At Pontarddulais Primary School everyone is unique, everyone is important, everyone deserves the very best.

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Curriculum

The New Curriculum

The New Curriculum 1
Twelve Pedagogical Principles

Overall Purposes

Four Purposes 

ambitious, capable learners,

ready to learn throughout their

lives

enterprising, creative

contributors, ready to play a full part in life and work

ethical, informed citizens of Wales and the world , ready to be citizens of Wales and the world

healthy, confident individuals, ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society. 

Learning Autonomy

[Learning to Learn]

Encourages children and young people to take increasing responsibility for their own learning

 

Positive

Relationships

Develop emotional intelligence, reflecting

upon their own learning and understanding the positive impact that they can have on the learning of others.

Growth

Mindset

Challenges all learners by encouraging them to recognise

the importance of sustained

effort in meeting expectations that are high but achievable for them – mindset and the power of effort.

Deepening

Thinking/

Understanding

Problem solving, creative and critical thinking.

 

Skills

Regularly Literacy, Numeracy (LNF) and Digital Competence (DCF), and provides opportunities to practise them.

 

Making Powerful

Connections

The capacity to make connections andtransfer knowledge and understanding across different contexts

Building on Prior Learning and Engagement

Build on previous knowledge and experience and engage interest.

Collaboration

The ability to function as a member of a team–employability.

 

Assessment for learning AFL

• Regular and meaningful Feedback.

Blended Teaching

A broad repertoire of teaching and learning experiences.

Meaningful and Authentic

Meaningful –important, worthwhile,

significant, relevant, purposeful

Authentic –based of fact, accurate,

reliable, trustworthy, emotionally

appropriate, ethical

 

 

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