We have updated our planning of key objectives and skills to reflect the content and challenge of the new curriculum. We teach our broad and balanced curriculum in an engaging, interesting and stimulating way, tailoring the new curriculum to the successful skills-based curriculum that we currently use. The skills based approach will ensure that the children make progress with their learning as they move through the school. We also continue to teach skills in a cross-curricular way, enabling children to embed learning through making links between subjects and skills.
The curriculum is taught with the consideration of the needs of all learners and inspires children to nurture a passion for learning.
Early Years Foundation Stage children follow the statutory framework for the Foundation Stage. This consists of seven areas of learning; three prime areas of Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, and Communication and Language and four specific areas or Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World and Expressive Art and Design.
Year One and Year Two cover Key Stage One of the New National Curriculum. Years Three, Four, Five and Six cover Key Stage Two. This consists of ten subjects which are mainly taught through the topic approach, these are: English, Mathematics, Science, computing which are known as the Core Subjects and History, Geography, Art and Design, Design Technology, Music and Physical Education which are known as Foundation subjects. We also teach Religious Education and Personal Social Health Citizenship Education to all children and French in Key Stage Two.