To meet the requirements of the National Curriculum (Department for Education, 2013) all year groups follow set, pre-planned topics. We deliver the content through curriculum themes which are designed to meet the needs and interests of our pupils. We want learning to be relevant, purposeful and enjoyable while promoting the core skills of oral and written communication; application of maths and the supporting skills of information technology; working with others; improving own learning and performance; problem solving and thinking skills.
While some subjects, such as Mathematics, are taught discretely, most others are linked thematically as part of a wider topic. The subject matter of a topic is often developed or referred to in English or Mathematics lessons. Similarly, the skills children learn in English and Mathematics lessons are practised and applied in other lessons, which give them a sense of purpose and relevance and frequent opportunities are taken to allow our children the opportunity to write at length.
Our choice of topics is based on three factors:
Where parents or members of the public want to know more about the whole-school curriculum, they may contact the school's Curriculum Co-ordinator using the form at the foot of this page. If the required information is more specific to a given subject, please visit the relevant subject link below and use the contact form there to reach the Subject Leader for that aspect of the curriculum.
Use this form to contact Mr Rhodes. He has overall responsibility for the whole curriculum.