At Ridgewell, we aim for every child to be supported to achieve their best and to grow to become independent, adventurous and ambitious learners. We are driven by a desire for our children to have a deep connection to the world around them and the confidence and ambition to take risks with their learning. Our Forest School and Outdoor Learning sessions are essential to support our children to make connections, be resourceful and also provide quality opportunities for reflection and wellbeing.

We encourage the children to build strong educational and spiritual foundations on which they can continue to build learning long into their futures.

As well as increasing knowledge and mastery of understanding of subject content, we will also look at the progression of skills throughout each key stage.

Our curriculum map covers all concept thresholds on a 2-year cycle. Each time a concept is revisited it builds on existing knowledge, supporting our children to make connections, ask questions and become deeper thinkers.

British Values:

Key British Values at Ridgewell:

  • Respect
  • The Rule Of Law
  • Individual Liberty
  • Democracy
  • Tolerance of those with Different Faiths and Beliefs

Please click on the following link to find out further information about how we teach and support these key British Values.

British Values.docx


In English and Mathematics we follow the national curriculum framework and the programme of study. Wherever possible we try to link this work to other subject areas and teach it thematically to make it relevant to children. Please look on our class pages for each term’s learning.