Global Learning & Curriculum
Children at St. Andrew’s are given many opportunities to become active global citizens. Global Learning is embraced by staff and pupils and is embedded into the curriculum. Using a rights-based approach to learning and having a child-led ethos, means children are increasingly engaging with the world around them and becoming
We promote the Goals for Sustainable Development in school and link these, as well as the rights set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, to global current events. Through regularly celebrating global awareness days/events, such as Black History Month, Great Big Green Week, World Peace Day and European Day of Languages, the children are able to explore the world beyond their own community and see things from the perspectives of others.
The first term of each academic year kicks off with a focus on a particular continent and each year group bases their work on one country in that continent. The continent focus for Autumn 2021 was ‘Europe’ and children explored all aspects of their chosen country, from its history, geography, culture, arts and languages, to the impact of climate change and inequalities in the region.