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The Bailiwick of Guernsey Curriculum
The Bailiwick of Guernsey Curriculum Statement sets out the entitlement to learning for all students in schools maintained by the Education Department. It is designed to give teachers, students, parents, employers and the wider community a clear understanding of the knowledge and skills that young people will gain during their education.
The curriculum is designed to enable all students to learn and achieve whilst promoting their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. It aims to prepare young people for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life.
Students need to become:
- enthusiasm and motivation for learning
- determination to reach high standards of achievement
- openness to new thinking and ideas
and able to
- use literacy, communication and numeracy skills
- appreciate the creative arts and develop a sense of aesthetic awareness
- use technology for learning
- think creatively and independently
- learn independently and as part of a group
- make reasoned evaluations
- appreciate, link and apply different kinds of learning in new situations.
- self respect and esteem
- a sense of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being
- secure values, beliefs and morals
and are able to
- relate to others and manage themselves
- appreciate the importance of physical activity
- be self aware
- develop and communicate their own beliefs and view of the world
- live as independently as they can
- assess risk and take informed decisions
- achieve fulfillment in different areas of activity.
- respect for others
- commitment to participate responsibly in political, economic, social and cultural life
and able to
- develop knowledge and understanding of the world and the Bailiwick's place in it
- appreciate local heritage and community whilst understanding different beliefs and cultures
- make informed choices and decisions
- evaluate environmental, scientific and technological issues
- develop informed and ethical views.
- an enterprising attitude
- an ability to engage with change
and able to
- communicate in different ways and in different settings
- work in partnership and in teams
- take the initiative and lead
- apply critical thinking in new contexts
- create and develop
- solve problems.