|Longridge CE Primary School|
|Berry Lane, Longridge, PR3 3JA, UK Preston|
+44 (0)1772 782378
The school is situated in Longridge, one of the main market towns in the Ribble Valley. Originally known as The British School, in the late nineteenth century the school was situated in Berry Lane. It moved to its present location in Barnacre Road in 1969 and was now known by the name of Longridge County Primary School.
- Teach every child to read with understanding and fluency, write in distinct, legible hand, encourage fluent speech and clear expression of thought.
- Teach every child to calculate accurately and master the basic principles and concepts of mathematics with emphasis on situations related to real life experiences in which they are likely to need such facilities.
- Derive genuine enjoyment from their learning which should extend their intellectual capacity, develop their interest and stimulate their curiosity.
- Provide a programme of physical education to promote good health and to engender sporting attitudes.
- To be stimulated by and develop an awareness and understanding of a wide range of musical and artistic experiences - both within school and through other agencies for art, music, dance and drama.
- Develop the capacities to make informed, rational and responsible decisions and to work in ways which enhance their self respect and sensitivity to the needs of others particularly those less advantaged than themselves.
- Develop enquiring minds and equip the children with adequate research skills to enable them to find their own information from which they can draw the appropriate conclusions.
- Experience a caring, supportive school environment, and to contribute not only to it but to the wider world outside.
- Develop a range of reasoned beliefs and a sympathy and respect for those held by others.
- To respect the world around them and develop a caring attitude to all living things.
The general aim of the curriculum of the school is to extend the children’s knowledge of themselves and the world around them, to develop their skills and ideas as individuals and to help them relate to others.
The National Curriculum is the statutory framework to which the school has to work.
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