What does Cultural Capital mean at Bemerton St John Primary School?
We believe that cultural capital is about the culture, language, traditions and opportunities that children will experience in order to prepare them for their future success.
Cultural capital is everywhere in our world – in our own house, our city, across the nation and across the globe. We recognise that everyone has cultural capital and that sharing the knowledge, skills and behaviours we have already acquired will enable us to enrich the lives of others and contribute to our sense of community.
At Bemerton, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum which builds on children’s knowledge and understanding. Alongside our academic offering, we provide wider experiences to develop cultural capital further and ensure a rich and engaging learning journey for all. These experiences include special events, trips and visitors in school and are documented on our class yearly overviews.
Sharing opportunities and experiences from our community and beyond is a crucial element of cultural capital within our school, therefore if you feel you can offer anything to further develop this aspect, then please do get in touch.
Here is the presentation that the children have been shown to help explain Cultural Capital: