Our Vision
"Let your light shine"
based on Matthew 5.16

Curriculum Rationale

Egglescliffe CE Primary School Curriculum Rationale

We encourage all learners to be the best they can be based on Matthew 5.16 , ‘Let your light shine.’

We provide a safe, caring and motivating learning environment where high-quality learning and teaching experiences ensure a culture of success and achievement.

What makes us unique?

  • We strive for high standards wanting to make constant improvements
  • Children are at the heart of the school
  • Christian Values are embedded. Our Core Values are Hope, Courage, Wisdom, Peace and Forgiveness. All of which are underpinned by God’s love.
  • We develop the whole child
  • Maintain traditions
  • We are welcoming, caring and nurturing
  • We are tolerant and show respect to everyone
  • Strong communication
  • Adaptable
  • Positive relationships

We have designed our curriculum to

  • Be ambitious
  • Be creative and imaginative
  • Encourage a love of learning
  • Provide a depth and wealth of knowledge
  • Ensure challenge and enjoyment
  • Ensure rapid progress so that all children reach their full potential
  • Provide unique relevant experiences
  • Have clear progression in all areas
  • Develop independence
  • Celebrate the history and culture of the region
  • Encourage future aspirations

Aims of the curriculum

  • To enable our children to be ‘Lifelong Learners’ by following the 5Rs: To be Resilient, Resourceful Responsible, Reflective and to show Reasoning
  • Embed our core Christian Values
  • Celebrate achievements
  • Ensure all children achieve and feel proud
  • Children are confident, open minded, tolerant and demonstrate our Christian Values and school ethos

Should you require further information regarding our School Curriculum, please contact...

Mrs E. Robertson

Head Teacher

Mrs H. McCarthy 

KS2 Co-Ordinator

Egglescliffe Primary School is part of the Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Learning Trust. Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Learning Trust is a company limited by guarantee (company number 10847279) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales at Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham, DH1 3RY.