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Our Wider Curriculum

At Diamond Wood Community Academy, we are fully committed to ensuring that our children become responsible citizens, confident individuals and successful learners. Acquiring powerful knowledge, skills and attitudes is at the heart of our curriculum intent. We pledge to ensure that our school is for all pupils, 'A place to grow and a place to shine'. The curriculum is underpinned by our core values and key themes, supporting the global development of each child. Pupil wellbeing underpins everything here are Diamond Wood!

During their time here at Diamond Wood, pupils have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of enrichment opportunities, events and extra-curricular activities. These opportunities are carefully designed and planned to ensure that we offer a holistic experience so that all children can develop their personal 'Strength of Character'.

Enrichments Calendar 

Our whole school enrichment calendar outlines the specifically planned assemblies, collective worship focuses, year group events and whole school events which will take place throughout the year. Subject Leaders work in close collaboration with Year Group Leaders and class teachers to ensure that these events provide additional opportunities to revisit and embed knowledge learned by our pupils as part of their ongoing learning. Below is an overview of the calendar for the current month. For more information please contact our Curriculum Leader Mrs Price.

1st July - Carry My Story celebration event and trips

2nd July - Transition Day

 

W/C 8th July - Creative Week

9th July - Police visits and assembly

11th July - Diamond Wood Has Got Talent final

12th July - Enhance Academy Trust Handwriting competition judging

17th July - Y2 leavers assembly and seaside day

Assemblies

Every Monday

Mrs T will speak to the children about our whole school vision, values, themes and overarching topic for the half term. She will introduce the Words of the Week for each year group.

 

Every Friday

Mrs T and Mrs Price will announce our Stars of the Week and Attendance Prize winners.

At the end of each assembly the children share the school prayer.

Collective Worship

This is a protected and non-negotiable time. Focuses – School Values, Fundamental British Values, Diamond Rules, Singing, Time to Talk/ Show and Tell. Discussions take place during year group planning meetings weekly to decide upon focuses and prepare as a team.

At the end of each collective worship the children share the school prayer.