School Curriculum – Overview

We follow the national curriculum introduced in 2014. Our aims for our children and Year Group overviews are shown below. For any further information, please contact Margaret Coleman, the Headteacher, via the office.

Our aims are for all children 
  • To develop academically, socially, physically, emotionally, culturally and spiritually so that they achieve their potential

  • To develop individuality, self-esteem and self-reliance

  • To be aware of and, as appropriate involved in the community

  • To become independent learners who value education and know how to improve

  • To develop levels of attainment, maturity and independence which will enable them to follow suitable and satisfying occupations, leading fulfilled lives in the future

  • To develop respect for other people

  • To enjoy a wide range of educational experiences and develop broad and balanced learning skills
Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum Overview 
  • Personal, Social & Emotional Development

  • Building confidence to choose activities and discuss ideas

  • Build awareness of needing help, and confidence to ask

  • Confidence to speak in a group of familiar peers

  • Working as part of a group, following rules where appropriate

  • Forming positive relationships with peers and adults

  • Playing cooperatively, taking turns
English in Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Use phonics to decode straightforward words  (Jolly Phonics scheme used) 

  • Read simple sentences

  • Discuss what has been read

  • Use phonics knowledge to write simple words and sentence. 

  • ( Oxford Reading Tree Scheme ) 
Mathematics in Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Count reliably with numbers up to 20

  • Use counting on and number knowledge for simple addition

  • Begin to recognise and describe simple patterns

  • Use everyday language to talk about size, position, time , etc.

  • Use mathematical language to describe shapes and objects

  • Communication & Language 

  • Listening attentively, including while completing tasks

  • Listening to stories and responding to prompts and ideas

  • Following instructions to carry out activities

  • Expression of ideas, including real-life and fictional ideas

  • Using past, present and future forms of language