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The St. Nicholas C of E Primary School curriculum provides a hands on, investigative approach with memorable moments and challenge for all. Through this, children develop high expectations and aspirations for themselves, curiosity and a passion to drive their own learning. 


Our values and moral code underpin an ethos of care within our safe, nurturing environment. We provide a journey of learning whilst developing each child holistically and recognising the uniqueness of every individual learner. 


Dream big, shine bright

Learning Behaviours and 3B4Me


At St Nicholas C of E Primary School, we follow Professor Guy Claxton’s work on Building Learning Power (BLP) which suggests that there are four key learning dispositions and that we are all capable of becoming better learners.


We teach the children all about these skills and it is our intention that the children use the language for learning to explain ways in which they achieved or approached tasks and how they can move on to the next chapter in their learning.


In their planners they receive stamps when they use one of these skills and we hope that parents and carers can use the same language to discuss and support children’s learning and to draw attention to and model positive learning habits.


There are four key learning dispositions, we focus on in school: 


Please contact your child's teacher if you would like to find out more information about the curriculum.