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Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview

 

Beginning in September 2019, we have planned the topics within our curriculum for Key Stages One and Two over a two year cycle. This means that all children cover the appropriate National Curriculum objectives within the correct phase of schooling whilst also ensuring that children in mixed-year classes do not repeat topics. Each topic is focused around a 'Big Question' and teachers have planned the learning carefully to link different subjects, concepts and skills.

 

In Early Years, the teaching and learning is child-led and is determined by the children's interests and learning needs. Children in Nursery and Reception work towards the Early Learning Goals and are assessed using the 'Development Matters' guidance. Further information can be found on our Early Years Curriculum page here

 

As Curriculum Development and our two year cycle of topics are key focus areas for the school, further information will be added to this area of the website as our work continues.

 

Topic Overview

Most topics last for a complete term but in Years 1 and 2 some topics last for only half a term. 

 

CYCLE A

  Years 1 and 2 Years 3 and 4 Years 5 and 6
Autumn

Spark in the Dark

Everyday Materials

Stone Age A Child's War
Spring Explorers  Famous Scientists Crime and Punishment
Summer

Looking After Our World

Country Study

Anglo-Saxons Ancient Greece

 

CYCLE B

  Years 1 and 2 Years 3 and 4 Years 5 and 6
Autumn

What Makes Me Special

Festivals

Roman Empire Invaders 
Spring Heroes  Rivers Ancient Maya
Summer

Habitats

Egypt Earth and Space

 

This academic year we are teaching Cycle A.

 

For further details about each topic, see our Topic Overviews below. (Coming soon!)

 

 

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