Explorers

Our Explorer’s provision was established as an opportunity to support a more integrated approach moving from EYFS through to year two. The EYFS Framework and Key Stage One national curriculum has informed our curriculum and approach used within the provision, giving pupils an opportunity to form positive relationships and learn self-regulation skills.

The needs of our youngest children are at the heart of our Explorer’s provision, with the aim of welcoming exploration and growth and sew the seeds for a life long love of learning.

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Curriculum

The Explorers Curriculum encourages pupils to play and explore, be active learners and create and think critically. The curriculum has seven areas of learning to ensure key skills and knowledge are developed for all pupils.

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Pedagogy

In Explorers we recognise the importance of building the foundations of our learner’s skills and knowledge. We use a range of teaching approaches based on best practice and research to support our learner’s to achieve their full potential. ​

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EYFS

Children who are within the EYFS will follow the Explorers curriculum. Read more about the Statutory guidelines and assessments for EYFS pupils in this section and how this is embedded and differentiated for those children within the Explorers curriculum.

‘Pupils are happy and safe at school. They experience high-quality care’. Ofsted, 2021

Newfield School
Shadsworth Road
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 2HR

01254 588 600

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Safeguarding

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.

Full copies of Policies and Procedures related to all aspects of Safeguarding, and the Complaints Policy, are available on request from Rachel Kay, Head Teacher and Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Equality Duty

Newfield School complies with the general and specific duties of the Equality Act (2010). In accordance with the duty we publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard to the need to;

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination
  • Advance equality of opportunity
  • Foster good relations

These specific duties have been considered in relation to all our policies and procedures in school. Our objectives will be reported on and published as part of the Governance public documents available for inspection under the Freedom of Information Regulations and Data Protection duties and in the school newsletter to parents.

Our Equality Objectives are set, reviewed and published annually in our School Development Plan.

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