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Curriculum

Curriculum Objectives

To provide pupils with creative and enjoyable learning experiences, so that they will be motivated to achieve well.

To deliver a well planned and progressive curriculum, that encourages investigative learning along with the acquisition of new knowledge, helping pupils become independent thinkers and learners, whilst preparing them for life in an increasingly scientific and technological world.

To encourage pupils to build on their attitudes of curiosity, originality, co-operation, perseverance, open-mindedness, self- criticism, responsibility and independence in thinking, providing them with a variety of opportunities for the acquisition of knowledge and understanding through cross curricular links.

If you would like any more information about our school curriculum please contact Miss D Dry, Deputy Head Teacher and Curriculum Lead, who will be happy to help.

Our Creative Curriculum Policy is available below:

Bardfield Academy Creative Curriculum Policy

Paper copies of all our policies are available on request, for free, from the school office.

Whole School Topic Overview 2016_2017

Topic and Texts Overview 2016_17

AUTUMN 1

Year 1 Autumn 1 – The Wonder of Nature Topic

Year 2 Autumn 1 – Who Lives in a House Like This

Year 3 Autumn 1 – A Long, Long Time Ago

Year 4 Autumn 1 – Land Ahoy

Year 5 Autumn 1 – Mission to Mars

Year 6 Autumn 1 – Ancient Greece

AUTUMN 2

Year 1 Autumn 2 – The Great Fire of London

Year 2 Autumn 2 – Polar Explorers

Year 3 Autumn 2 – At the Movies

Year 4 Autumn 2 – What Am I?

Year 5 Autumn 2 – South America

Year 6 Autumn 2 – Going for Goals

SPRING 1

Year 1 Spring 1 – Ni Hao China – Hello UK

Year 2 Spring 1 – Just the Job

Year 3 Spring 1 – Wish You Were Here

Year 4 Spring 1 – Explorers

Year 5 Spring 1 – The Blitz

Year 6 Spring 1 – Where in the World

SPRING 2

Year 1 Spring 2 – We’re going on a dino hunt

Year 2 Spring 2 – Grows Green

Year 3 Spring 2 – Vicious Vikings

Year 4 Spring 2 – Inventors & Their Discoveries

Year 5 Spring 2 – Ancient Egypt

SUMMER 1

Year 1 Summer 1 – Dressing Up

Year 2 Summer 1 – Time Travellers

Year 3 Summer 1 – Living in the UK

Year 4 Summer 1 – Making Connections

Year 5 Summer 1 – Europe

Year 6 Summer 1 – Mayan Civilisation

SUMMER 2

Year 1 Summer 2 – Once Upon a Time

Year 2 Summer 2 – Where Next Mr Noah

Year 3 Summer 2 – Flower Power

Year 4 Summer 2 – Rainforest – Brazil 

Year 5 Summer 2 – Let’s Get Physical

Year 6 Summer 2 – All Change