The Curriculum at Dinting

At Dinting Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School we are enthusiastic about being curious, life-long learners. We provide a broad, rich, relevant and meaningful curriculum which, as a team, we are very proud of.  Children have a thirst for learning and we are committed to nurturing young: writers, performers, readers, mathematicians, scientists, historians, geographers, artists, designers, musicians, sport persons and computer users. Children are actively encouraged to follow their passions whilst becoming holistic learners, well-equipped to reach their full potential.

Glossop is an insular mainly white town, our children need to be supported to be able to take their place in a multicultural outward looking world. Our curriculum aims to help them do this by opening their eyes to possibilities.

Our curriculum is based on the needs of the world of work for creative employees. Our curriculum encourages children to think of ideas, to ask questions, to listen to others and modify their thinking based on what they hear and learn, to be independent and resilient., to be brave enough to make mistakes knowing that this is how true learning happens. Our curriculum opens minds.

Our curriculum is based on the children’s needs to become good active citizens. We want them to have explored character virtues and spatiality so they have open hearts.

A large part of children’s learning happens through the theme-led curriculum. Our themes are rotated and designed to promote wide range of skills and knowledge in order for all our children to reach their full potential. Our school is fully inclusive and our curriculum can be adapted to accommodate all children irrespective of their needs or difficulties. 

Like all schools in England we follow the National Curriculum and the subjects and content are organised to promote learning, personal growth and development. Our curriculum also includes the ‘hidden curriculum’, or what children learn from the way they are treated and expected to behave. We aim to teach children to grow into positive, responsible people, who can work and co-operate with others whilst developing knowledge, skills and attitudes to learning, in order that they achieve their true potential.

At Dinting C of E VA Primary school we strive to enjoy our learning and make it as much fun and as meaningful and relevant as possible. We offer children an excellent education in a safe, calm, creative, inclusive and stimulating environment, every child is valued as an individual; we aim to nurture well rounded, respectful and confident children who will develop skills for life-long learning