Supporting the National Curriculum

How does is fit into the curriculum?

Open Minds fulfils various requirements in all Key Stages and can be used to focus on elements in Physical Education/PSHE+C. Additionally, as Open Minds activities are flexible enough to be used in a cross-curricular or thematic approach, aspects of English, Science and Maths are also included. In summary :

PSHE + Citizenship -

Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

Communication skills

Working with others

Improving their own learning and performance

Problem solving

PE -

Outdoor & Adventurous Activities - problem solving

Skills - acquiring, developing, selecting and applying

Performance - evaluating, tactics, improving, composition

English -

Speaking & listening

Mathematics -

Counting, ordering, patterns, shape, problem solving, time

Personal Capabilities -

Self esteem, tenacity and critical thinking


For a detailed look at exactly where Open Minds supports the National Curriculum click on the links below :

Early Years & Foundation | Key Stage 1 | Key Stage 2 | Key Stage 3 | Key Stage 4