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Cultural Capital

Cultural Capital Opportunities at Taylor Road Primary School

“Cultural knowledge that serves as currency that helps us navigate culture and alter our experiences and the opportunities available to us.”

Pierre Bourdieu

IEvery child and family who joins our school will have their own knowledge and experiences that will link to their culture and wider family. This might include: languages, beliefs, traditions, cultural and family heritage, interests, travel and work. We aim to build on what the children already know to make them successful in society, their career and the wider world.

We believe all children have the right to a full breadth of experiences. Our Pledge to the children who attend Taylor Road Primary School is that whilst you attend our school, you will have opportunities to build 'essential knowledge that pupils need to be educated citizens, introducing them to the best that has been thought and said and helping to engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement (Ofsted School Inspection Handbook 2019).’ 



6 areas of cultural capital development

We recognise that there are six key areas of development that are interrelated and contribute to building a child’s cultural capital: