Our Approach

Belford First School is passionate about learning that motivates children.  There is a shared belief that children learn best when they are happy, enthusiastic and having fun.


To help bring our curriculum alive we provide memorable learning experiences with a range of trips and visits as well as bringing visiting artists, authors and professionals to our school.  Children visit a range of local attractions as well as art galleries, museums, theaters. Year 3 and Year 4 are given the opportunity, alternative years, to take part in a residential visit.
 

Every opportunity is taken to share our learning with you and give our children opportunities to perform. We hold regular class assemblies and open afternoons.


Sport plays a big part in our curriculum. Currently all children go swimming every week to the Swan Centre in Berwick. All children use the sports hall to develop basic skills. We liaise closely with other first schools to provide competitive sporting events for our children.

Where appropriate, the curriculum extends beyond the classroom by making use of the extensive school grounds, the local area within Belford and the wealth of resources which exist within easy reach of the school.