Whole School Overviews
Birmingham City Council’s Education Department publish a curriculum statement outlining their commitment to equip children and young people to be happy, talented, confident and ambitious citizens of Birmingham and the world.
All children in Birmingham will experience a broad and balanced curriculum enabling them to grow and learn in an environment without prejudice, or inequality. It will prepare them for adult life by:
- enabling them to play an active role in their school and community,
- experiencing a culturally rich and diverse life,
- developing and benefitting from a range of positive relationships
They will also receive a curriculum which alongside the core subjects;
Develops an appreciation of the arts.
Allows them to take part in a wide range of physical activities, sports and games.
Develops a sense of self in a non judgemental mutually supportive environment.
Allows them to experience music and it’s intrinsic value for enjoyment, and self expression through performing, singing and the playing of instruments.
Promotes a social, moral, spiritual and cultural education that broadens the children’s awareness and understanding of the world and their place within it.