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Curriculum

Our aim is to maintain the individuality and encourage the potential of each child in all possible areas of school life.  We aim to involve each child fully in their own learning through our use of active learning strategies, assessment and target setting in order to enable them to make maximum progress.

We enable our children to develop mathematical thinking, to become readers and lovers of good books, to learn techniques and strategies to acquire scientific, geographical and historical methods of working, and to fully appreciate a variety of creative and physical aspects of learning.

We value practical investigation and first hand experience.  We consider that respect for a child's achievements is extremely important, and a high level of presentation and display of work is expected, both for and by the children.

We follow the 2014 New National Curriculum in Key Stage One and Key Stage Two.  Full details of the changes to the Curriculum together with our assessment system can be found here.

In KS1 we follow the Letters and Sounds phonics programme and we use the Oxford Reading Tree scheme of reading books to support individual reading and for some guided group sessions.

The Nursery and Reception children follow the Foundation Stage Curriculum, providing purposeful play and exploratory activity both indoors and outdoors.

To find out more about the Early Years Education click here.

The subjects included in the National Curriculum for Key Stage One and Two are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Religious Education (RE)
  • Computing (ICT)
  • Design and Technology (DT
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education

At each Key Stage, Programmes of Study set out what pupils should be taught, and attainment targets set out the expected standards of performance.  The curriculum is delivered in a variety of ways. Using the Programmes of Study, individual teachers will adopt a variety of approaches, including whole-class work, group, individual work and, as appropriate, inter-year work.  Whole-School curriculum planning, individual teacher planning and the overview of subject coordinators ensures a whole-school approach to curriculum organisation under the general direction of the Headteacher.  Thereby we ensure breadth and balance within the delivery of our school curriculum. Cross-curriculum themes are carefully selected to ensure that each child experiences the appropriate range of Attainment Targets in each Key Stage.

 

 Pupils

Foundation Stage

Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2

 Ages

3 - 5

6 - 7

7 - 11

Year Groups

Nursery & Foundation

1 and 2

3 to 6

Our school curriculum comprises Religious Education and the National Curriculum.

For more information about what each year group are currently studying, please click the links from the above "Curriculum" tab.