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The Four Purposes

The four purposes will be at the heart of our new curriculum.

They are the starting point for all decisions on the content and experiences developed as part of the curriculum. More than that, they are designed to influence how practitioners plan, teach and assess.

At Crynallt Primary School we aim to develop learners who:

set themselves high standards and seek and enjoy challenge

are building up a body of knowledge and have the skills to connect and apply that knowledge in different contexts

are questioning and enjoy solving problems

can communicate effectively in different forms
and settings, using both Welsh and English

can explain the ideas and concepts they are learning about

can use number effectively in different contexts

understand how to interpret data and apply
mathematical concepts

use digital technologies creatively to communicate, find
and analyse information

undertake research and evaluate critically what they find

are ready to learn throughout their lives

have secure values and are establishing their spiritual and ethical beliefs

are building their mental and emotional well-being by developing confidence, resilience and empathy

apply knowledge about the impact of diet and exercise on physical and mental health in their daily lives

know how to find the information and support to keep safe and well

take part in physical activity

take measured decisions about lifestyle and
manage risk

have the confidence to participate in performance

form positive relationships based upon trust and
mutual respect

face and overcome challenge

have the skills and knowledge to manage everyday
life as independently as they can

are ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society

find, evaluate and use evidence in forming views

engage with contemporary issues based upon their
knowledge and values

understand and exercise their human and
democratic responsibilities and rights

understand and consider the impact of their actions
when making choices and acting

are knowledgeable about their culture, community,
society and the world, now and in the past

respect the needs and rights of others, as a member
of a diverse society

show their commitment to the sustainability
of the planet

are ready to be citizens of Wales and the world

connect and apply their knowledge and skills to create ideas and products

think creatively to reframe and solve problems

identify and grasp opportunities

take measured risks

lead and play different roles in teams
effectively and responsibly

express ideas and emotions through
different media

give of their energy and skills so that other
people will benefit

are ready to play a full part in life and work