Curriculum

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Our topic plans are at the bottom of this page.

The school curriculum meets all the requirements of the National Curriculum 2014 and the 1988 Education Act which stated that all children are entitled to a curriculum which is balanced, broadly based which, ‘promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society’ and ‘prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.’

As a Church of England school this is done while ensuring that it is grounded in a Christian world view and in line with our Christian values.

The curriculum is arranged into Core Subjects:

English; Mathematics; Science; Religious Education;

The other curriculum areas form the Foundation Subjects:

Computing; History; Art; Design Technology; Geography; Music; Modern Foreign Languages; Physical Education; Personal, Moral, Social and Cultural Education.

The school also ensures that the main outcomes of the Every Child Matters Agenda are threaded throughout the curriculum to allow children to develop holistically in all areas.

These outcomes are:

Being Safe; Being Healthy; Economic Well-Being;

Enjoying and Achieving; Making a Positive Contribution.

Learning is based around overarching topic themes for each half term and is organised in such a way that the needs of all children are catered for.

Curriculum planning is such that the learning is relevant to children and will stimulate, engage and inspire them.

The School uses a combination of Reading Books based around the Oxford Reading Tree and Rigby Rocket schemes.

For the teaching of Phonics the School follows the Read, Write Inc programme.

For Early Phonological Awareness the School uses the Letters and Sounds programme (in Nursery).

Enrichment activities and visits enhance and extend the learning which takes place in school.

Curriculum Plans  -last updated June 2021

Summer Term 2 2021

Early Years –  Journeys

Year 1 –Paddington Bear

Year 2 – Take a trip

Year 3 – The UK and Greece

Year 4 – Amazing Journeys of Everyday Things Curriculum Leaflet (1)

Year 5 –Topic Map Summer 2 2021 [Autosaved]

Year 6 – Amazing America Click here

Weekly Spelling Lists  -last updated June 2021

Year 1 – Group 1         Group 2

Year 2 – Group 1        Group 2

Year 3 – Group 1      Group 2

Year 4 – summer 2 spellings

Year 5 –Year 5 spelling list Summer 2 2021

Year 6 –Summer 2 Spellings

Curriculum Plans  -last updated March 2021

Summer Term 1 2021

Early Years – (Our Wonderful World) Click Here

Year 1 – Superheroes  Click Here

Year 2 -Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside! Click Here

Year 3 – Ancient Greece Click Here

Year 4 – World War 2 WW2 Curriculum Leaflet

Year 5 – Marvellous Maya and Mexico Click here

Year 6 – Exploring Africa Click here

Weekly Spelling Lists  -last updated March 2021

Year 1 – Group 1           Group 2

Year 2 – Group 1           Group 2

Year 3 – Year 3 Spellings Summer 1 2021

Year 4 –2021 Year 4 spelling list Summer 1

Year 5 – Year 5 Spelling list Summer  1 2021

Year 6 – Year 6 Spelling list Summer 1 2021

Spring Term 2 2021

Early Years – (Animals) Click Here

Year 1- (Arctic Explorers) Click Here

Year 2 – (Castle’s) Click Here

Year 3 -(The Great British exploration) Click Here

Year 4 -(The wonders of water) Click Here

Year 5 -(Exploring our local area) Click Here

Year 6 -(Ancient Egypt topic)  Click Here

Weekly Spelling Lists  -last updated March 2021

Year 1 – Spellings Spring 2

Year 2- Group 1 Group 2

Year 3- Spellings Spring 2

Year 4- Spellings Spring 2

Year 5- Spellings Spring 2

Year 6-Spellings Spring 2

Curriculum Plans  -last updated January 2021

Spring Term 2021

Early Years – (Winter Wonderland) Click Here

Year 1- (Fantastic and Famous!) Click Here    (Arctic Explorers-spring 2) Click Here

Year 2 -(Kings and Queens ) Click Here     (Castle’s – Spring 2) Click Here

Year 3 -(Where’s Wally?) Click Here

Year 4 -(Crime and Punishment ) Click Here

Year 5 -(Our local area – Inventors and Explorers) Our local area

Year 6 -(Natural Disasters and Dangerous Waters) Click Here

Weekly Spelling Lists  -last updated January 2021

Year 1 – Group 1 Group 2

Year 2- Group 1 Group 2 Group 3

Year 3- Spellings-Spring 1

Year 4-Spellings Spring 1

Year 5- Spelling Spring 1

Year 6-Spellings Spring 1

Welcome Leaflets Autumn 2020:

Early Years – Click Here

Key Stage 1 – Click Here

Key Stage 2 – Click Here

Our Curriculum Plans- last updated – November 2020

Autumn Term 2 2020

Early Years (C0me and Celebrate) – Click Here

Year 1 (Food and Farming 2) – Click Here

Year 2 (Food, Farming and Festivals) – Click Here

Year 3 (The Bronze Age and Iron Age) – Click Here

Year 4 (Who would live in a Habitat like this?) – Click Here

Year 5 (Fascinating Forces / Scandinavia) – Click Here

Year 6 (The Victorians) – Click Here

Spelling Lists – Autumn Term 2 2020 – last updated – November 2020

Year 1 – Set 1; Set 2

Year 2 – Group 1; Group 2;Group 3

Year 3 (Autumn 2) – Click Here

Year 4 (Autumn 2) – Click Here

Year 5 – Click Here

Year 6 – Click Here

Autumn Term 1 2020

Early Years (Magical Me) – Click Here

Year 1 (Food and Farming) – Click Here

Year 2 (Food and Farming) – Click Here (Homework gridClick Here)

Year 3 (The Big Dig) – Click Here

Year 4 (The Romans) –Click Here

Year 5 – To Follow

Year 6 (Vicious Vikings) – Click Here

Spelling Lists – Autumn Term 1 2020

Year 1 – Group 1; Group 2; Group 3

Year 2 – Click Here

Year 3 – Group 1; Group 2

Year 4 – Click Here

Year 5 – Click Here

Year 6 – Click Here

Curriculum Plans from previous years

Early Years Plan Summer 1 2019 (Our Wonderful World) – Click Here
Early Years Plan Summer 2 2019 (Journeys) – Click Here
Early Years Plan Autumn 2019 (Tell Me a Story) – Click Here
Early Years Plan Autumn 2020
Year 1 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (Where in the World) – Click Here
Year 1 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019 (Superheroes) – Click Here
Year 2 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (Where in the World) – Click Here
Year 2 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019 (Superheroes) – Click Here
Year 2 Curriculum Plan Spring 2020 –
Year 3 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (The Romans) – Click Here
Year 3 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019 (The Big Dig) – Click Here
Year 3 Curriculum Plan Spring 1 2020 – (Where’s Wally? 1) – Click Here
Year 3 Curriculum Plan Spring 2 2020 – (Where’s Wally? 2) – Click Here
Year 4 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (World War 2) – Click Here
Year 4 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019
Year 4 Curriculum Plan Spring 2020
Year 5 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (Mexico & the Magnificent Maya) – Click Here
Year 5 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019 (Terrible Tudors) – Click Here
Year 5 Curriculum Plan Spring 2020 –
Year 6 Curriculum Plan Summer 2019 (SATs) – Click Here
Year 6 Curriculum Plan Autumn 2019 (Amazing America) – Click Here
Year 6 Curriculum Plan Spring 2020 – Click Here
What is the National Curriculum ? – Click here
What are Key Stages ? – Click here

If you require any further information about the curriculum at the School please contact your child’s class teacher and they will be happy to discuss this with you.