Telephone: 01905 424878
Fax: 01905 339326
Email: office@oldburypark.worcs.sch.uk
Headteacher: Di Smith
Oldbury Road
Worcester
WR2 6AA
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The Oldbury Aspiration – KASE@Oldbury

Oldbury Park Aspiration Poster

 

KASE: This covers the following RSA agreed approaches to learning –

Knowledge:

Our pupils are all entitled to:

  • Know, understand and have mastered the key concepts and questions related to, and arising from, each subject discipline (Expert)
  • Locate their experiences within a broader sense of society and understand the purpose and relevance of subject disciplines (Purposeful)
  • Opportunities for dialogue within subjects to build and use subject specific vocabulary (Fluent)
  • Know and understand their own learning journey with opportunities to explore progress and shape that journey (Self-Regulating)
  • Know, understand and contribute to the assessment process (Self-Directing)

Attributes of Character

All schools will create the conditions in which these can be nurtured.

Our pupils are all entitled to:

  • Experience opportunities to take risks, doing so purposefully and with understanding (Risk-Tolerant)
  • Demonstrate the willingness to persist and overcome difficulties in order to build resilience (Resilient)
  • Reflect upon, and learn from, their own and others’ behaviours (Reflective)
  • Engage with, and develop appreciation of own communities (community spirited) and other communities including their lifestyles, cultures and values (Empathetic)

Skills

Our pupils are all entitled to:

  • Generate solutions to authentic problems and challenges with originality as part of a creative process (Problem-Solving)
  • Interact purposefully with others, including groups and teams, in a variety of different contexts (Collaborative)
  • Communicate effectively, frequently and purposefully through different channels including discussion, debate and questioning developing Oracy skills (Communicative)
  • Access texts in order to interpret/understand and write effectively for different purposes (Literate)
  • Engage in, understand and take responsibility for, their part in the learning process and, in addition, contribute to the learning of others (Metacognitive)
  • Learn how to study, retain key information and perform confidently in public examinations (Pragmatic)

Experiences

Our pupils are all entitled to:

  • Enjoy, experience excitement and find significant value in, their school experience (Engaged & Enthused)
  • Take an active part in visits and trips which are beyond their own life experience or those of their school (Cosmopolitan)
  • Access meaningful and extended opportunities to appreciate what Higher Education and Employment can offer (Autonomous)
  • Be fully involved in an ambitious project which impacts on a wider audience than their peers (Champion)
  • Be stretched by a range of experiences which challenge their view of themselves and their future (Self-Aware)
  • Experience authentic responsibility in and around school (Responsible)