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Curriculum & Assessment

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, Head Teacher and Curriculum Lead, who will be happy to help.

Yearly Activity Passport – We believe that learning should be a fun, motivating and rewarding experience. We want our children and their families to enjoy learning and have put together these lists to try and ensure the children receive a range of experiences, both in school and outside of school. Click the image below to find out more:

Our Curriculum Policy is available below:

Curriculum Policy Dec 2019

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

Key Knowledge Documents

Year 1

Key Knowledge Year 1 Autumn 1 All About me

Key Knowledge Year 1 Autumn 2 London’s burning

Key Knowledge Year 1 Spring 1 In the deep dark wood

Key Knowledge Year 1 Spring 2 Africa

Key Knowledge Year 1 Summer 1 People who help us

Key Knowledge Year 1 Summer 2 Under the sea & the seaside

Year 2

Key Knowledge- Year 2 Autumn 1 – Three Little Pigs

Key Knowledge-Year 2 Autumn 2 – Arctic Adventure

Key Knowledge-Year 2 Spring 1 – Castles

Key Knowledge-Year 2 Spring 2 – Jack and the Beanstalk

Key Knowledge-Year 2 Summer 1 – Who lives in a house like this

Key Knowledge-Year 2 Summer 2 All creatures great and small

Year 3

Key Knowledge – Year 3 Autumn 1 – The Stone Age

Key Knowledge Year 3 Autumn 2 – Extreme Earth

Key Knowledge – Year 3 Spring 1 – The Vikings

Key Knowledge – Year 3 Spring2 -All Aboard – The UK

Key Knowledge – Year 3 Summer 1 – All Around the World

Key Knowledge – Year 3 Summer 2 – Let there be light

Year 4

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Autumn 1 Ancient Egyptians

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Autumn 2 – Making Connections

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Spring 1 – Rotten Romans

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Spring 2 – Gregory Cool

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Summer 1 – You are what you eat

Key Knowledge Skills Year 4 Summer 2 – Rainforests

Year 5

Key Knowledge Year 5 Autumn 1 – The Mayans

Key Knowledge Year 5 Autumn 2 – Strong & Mighty

Key Knowledge Year 5 Spring 1 – What Am I?

Key Knowledge Year 5 Spring 2 – To Infinity & Beyond

Key Knowledge Year 5 Summer 1 – Titanic

Key Knowledge Year 5 Summer 2 – North America

Year 6

Key Knowledge Year 6 Autumn 1 The Ancient Greeks

Key Knowledge Year 6 Autumn 2 – WW1

Key Knowledge Year 6 Spring 1 – Make your Mark

Key Knowledge Year 6 Spring 2 – World War 2

Key Knowledge Year 6 Summer 1-Lost

Key Knowledge Year 6 Summer 2- Move on Up!