Futuraskolan Rådan’s grade 3s have been learning about the Stone Age through to the Iron Age as part of the International Primary Years Curriculum unit on Scavengers and Settlers. Scavengers and Settlers explores the idea that humans are special. Unlike other animals, we can adapt and learn new skills in order to survive, which is exactly what our ancestors did in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages.
The International Primary Curriculum is a comprehensive, thematic, creative curriculum with a clear process of learning and with specific learning goals for international mindedness and for personal learning based on the IPC personal goals of cooperation, communication, thoughtfulness, respect, resilience and morality.
The IPC has been designed to ensure rigorous learning but also to help teachers make all learning exciting, active and meaningful for children. Learning with the IPC takes a global approach; helping children to connect their learning to where they are living now as well as looking at the learning from the perspective of other people in other countries. The IPC is used by schools in more than 65 countries around the world.
Futuraskolan Rådan’s library works with teachers, students and support staff to ensure that books are available for all units of study.