At Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School, we strive to create a caring Christian community, where diversity is celebrated and all are empowered to achieve their full potential. Living out our core Christian values, we aim to provide a happy, fair and safe environment, to enable our children to be reflective, confident and open-minded global citizens of the future.
The curriculum at Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School aims to build on the work of our partner First schools and introduce each pupil to a wide range of experiences, knowledge and skills so that they leave us ready for the new challenges that lie ahead. We encourage our pupils to be independent and resourceful learners with a highly developed sense of personal reflection and motivation. To engender this, we work hard to make lessons and other activities relevant, challenging and fun.
We strive to build each pupil's confidence and celebrate all forms of success. We use appropriate technology and teaching aids to support and embed learning and use a variety of teaching and learning styles including role play, group work, independent research and traditional teacher led activities.
At Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School, pupils will:
We believe that a carefully planned and structured curriculum is the foundation upon which excellent learning and personal development is built. The curriculum is designed and implemented in such a way that builds on prior skills and knowledge and prepares our pupils for the next stage in their formal education. Development of language and building knowledge are integral to curriculum planning. Subject leaders carefully construct the curriculum to promote deep understanding of a wide range of topics. Teachers plan learning that allows pupils to embed and recall knowledge through techniques such as interleaving of topics and spaced practice.
We believe that our curriculum will:
External speakers and Trips & Visits
To complement the work done in the classroom, we have a range of trips and visits which make use of our locality as well as the visiting places of interest further afield. Our pupils are also exposed to guest speakers who enthuse and broaden their understanding of the curriculum being taught.