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12/12/18

So proud of Emma (From Mr Solomonides)

12/12/18

Good old fashioned Christmas crackers with novelty mustaches were a big hit! https://t.co/Ze30Me741M

12/12/18

Thank you to our talented catering team for a delicious Christmas Dinner and to our dedicated staff for serving the dinners and making sure pupils had a great time. https://t.co/xzEnO9tBrF

11/12/18

We received this cheque from the Stansted Airport Passenger Community Fund today. This is money passengers drop into the spinners at the airport- usually foreign currency. We bid for money for musical instruments & received £1243. The order is already in! https://t.co/jD5uNkAk0z

07/12/18

Oh it’s real!

07/12/18

Thank you to Reuben's family for talking to Year 1 all about this morning. Their talk inspired this pupil to make a menorah to hold the 8 candles. https://t.co/UlhzTkrQsb

07/12/18

Have a look at we have been up to 🕷️🐜 https://t.co/4qrRPHih4P

07/12/18

The last of our photos. Thank you so much to parents for their contribution. We could not have provided this experience without your support. https://t.co/tvg1WtxQwX

07/12/18

If a four year old can do it... https://t.co/umA2YNgKBd

07/12/18

Life isn't about going out of our comfort zone, it's about extending our comfort zone. https://t.co/GcLZbl9Rmn

07/12/18

There's a tarantula on my head! https://t.co/QU7gldHvA2

07/12/18

Bush tucker trial anyone? https://t.co/pWYMGGKPT7

07/12/18

Pupils in Reception had the I'm a Celebrity experience yesterday when they were visited by the . Read more about it in this week's newsletter. https://t.co/aIlUOt0eWz

05/12/18

Magna Carta Primary Academy Retweeted
WETSA

A series of four sessions to give teachers some strategies for improving their wellbeing - take part! https://t.co/xvTBWtaqQi

04/12/18

Magna Carta Primary Academy Retweeted
Robert Macfarlane

David Attenborough, today: “We are facing a manmade disaster of global scale, our greatest threat in 1000s of years: climate change. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilisations & extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.” https://t.co/ZC9koyUZ0d

04/12/18

Magna Carta Primary Academy Retweeted
BBC

Meet the 11-year-old girl saving Lagos from waste. https://t.co/2jzxpNYvuy

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Supporting primary and secondary schools across Essex and North & East London, BMAT is a growing multi-academy trust with a singular vision: schools, teachers and pupils freed to succeed.

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Welcome to our School

Welcome to Magna Carta Primary Academy in the historic village of Stansted Mountfitchet. Our name is important to us. Since the Magna Carta was signed in Runnymede in 1215, it has had an impact on political systems all over the world. Magna Carta stands for equity and equality. It stands for rights and responsibilities; a great deal to live up to. We live up to it through our curriculum. Everything we teach- whether formally or informally; and everything we say to a pupil or a parent or a member of staff, forms our curriculum. 

Our curriculum is rich in knowledge and promotes deep learning. We work closely with curriculum directors across BMAT to make big decisions about what we teach and what we do not teach. This is because learning is very different to teaching. If a teacher teaches a unit of work on the Tudors, it cannot be assumed that his/her pupils will learn anything beyond the superficial. However, if a teacher builds new learning onto prior learning, and gives pupils the time and space to practise using their knowledge, there is more chance that those pupils will actually remember it for life. This is only possible if we teach core knowledge in depth. Learning is where there has been a change in long term memory. If there is no change in long term memory, there is no learning. 

Our curriculum is driven by the following:

1. A knowledge of the world;

2. Enterprise and aspiration;

3. Investigation and enquiry;

4. A local, national and global perspective. 

Please read more about our curriculum on the curriculum pages of our website. 

Any enquiries can be made to reception@magnacartaacademy.org

 

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