Curriculum Intent

At Hob Hill CE/Methodist (VC) Primary School, we want our children to…


  • Be happy, healthy and hopeful, with aspirations for a successful future;
  • Build strong, lasting, reciprocal relationships, making a positive contribution to the school community;
  • Enjoy a sense of awe and wonder through an engaging, purposeful and dynamic learning experiences;
  • Be able to maintain their own physical, mental and emotional well-being;
  • Understand how to keep themselves and others safe;



  • Experience a broad and balanced curriculum, enabling them to make links with prior learning and across subjects;
  • Secure and apply skills to allow independent, collaborative and reflective enquiry-based learning;
  • Acquire identified behaviours, becoming successful learners: Resilience, Resourcefulness, Reflection & Relationships;
  • Reach high standards of attainment, overcoming any personal barriers to learning;
  • Be prepared for the next stage in their education and for future life and employment, including financial capability;
  • Be prepared for life in modern Britain, understanding the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs;


Unique Creations of God

  • Know that they are loved and valued for who they are;
  • Experience a curriculum that offers opportunities to identify, develop and share their individual interests, abilities and talents;
  • Celebrate their own and others’ achievements;
  • Find their place in the school family, local community and ever-changing global society;
  • Develop their spirituality, building strong personal values and respect for others.