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The Enactment of the Rolleston Primary 'Big Curriculum'.


Our intention is to inspire young people to develop knowledge, skills, talents and character through a wide range of experiences; to use their curiosity and creativity to find ways of achieving their potential and to have the belief, drive and resilience to follow their dreams. Our pupils will be happy, confident and successful members of British society.

How the Big Curriculum is organised


The curriculum at Rolleston is split into 4 zones: the Discovery Zone, the Exploration Zone, the Expression Zone and the Mindfulness Zone. 



Each of the subjects and aspect of your children's learning is categorised into one of these umbrella zones. The reason for this is so teachers, support staff and subject coordinators can work collegiately  to ensure that our curriculum intent is delivered to your children. Teachers drew inspiration from an individual connected to their subjects to further clarify the focus and vision for their Curriculum Zone.






Our Big Curriculum Journey so far...


The videos below briefly outline the journey and review of the curriculum at Rolleston so far. 

Phase 1 Part 1 June 2018 - July 2019

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Phase 1 Part 2 June 2018 - July 2019

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Phase 2 of out Big Curriculum: July 2019 - January 2020

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The 'Class Pages' link underneath will take you to your child(ren)'s page where you can see:


a) The Long Term Planning and overview for the current academic year.

b) the Medium Term Plans for your child(ren)'s class over the current term in all subjects.

c) The Knowledge Organisers for History/Geography, Science and Art that your child is currently studying.

d) Information about your child(ren)'s class 'Twitter' feed.

A Picture says a thousand words...


Our curriculum offer draws upon expertise and schemes of work across a broad range of providers and support. We then adapt, merge and refine numerous pedagological approaches to create our Big Curriculum ensuring that it is broad, balanced and based upon the needs of your children. More information about what schemes of work we use, and why we use them, can be found in the new 'Big Curriculum Policy' at the bottom of this page.


Below, you will find links to specific curriculum areas that you may be interested in learning more about...


See our policies page for the Curriculum Policy and the Calculations Policy

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