The SESE curriculum has three distinctive yet closely related subject headings : history, geography and science. It seeks to enable the child to:
In developing this understanding, the curriculum helps the child to acquire open, critical and responsible attitudes and to live as an informed and caring member of the local and wider communities.
The children acquire knowledge of the lives of people in the past and also experience something of the way in which historians go about their work.
They develop a sense of their own local identity, as well as being members of national, european and global communities.
They become aware of the application of science in the home, the school and the community while developing scientific concepts which help children make sense of their world.
The delivery of the S.E.S.E. curriculum is enhanced by a practical “hands on” approach with outings and trips to the local and wider environment.