Our strategy for rebuilding the St Nicholas learning community has been influenced by the Recovery Curriculum outlined by Professor Barry Carpenter. The curriculum is built on the 5 Levers, as a systematic approach to support the learning of every child:
Personal wellbeing and social integration formed the basis for first phase of rebuilding the school community. Provision for classes and individuals has been tailored to rebuild relationships and community.
Our approach to rebuild learning focussed on identifying strengths and next steps, making learning explicit and developing learners’ confidence in their abilities. Pupils have been assessed on their return to school and our provision and education offer have been adjusted accordingly. Subsequently, targeted interventions have been planned and implemented with the main focus on developing maths and literary skills.
Our strategy includes:
St Nicholas Primary School received £11 840 in Coronavirus (Covid-19) catch-up premium. The impact of the strategy will be continuously reviewed and adapted where needed.