Curriculum

 

Our curriculum has been designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and gives our pupils the widest possible educational opportunities. It caters for the development of the whole child with a balance between the academic and creative. Children are taught a in two classes, as  individuals, group members and as a class unit, according to their needs. Great emphasis is placed upon creating the right environment in which learning can flourish.


Early Years Foundation Stage

img_3849In Reception the curriculum covers the Early Years Foundation Stage:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Understanding of the World
  • Mathematics
  • Literacy
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Key Stage 1 and 2

img_4727In Key Stages 1 and 2 the core subjects followed are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science

The foundation subjects are:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Design Technology
  • Art
  • Music
  • PE
  • RE
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Computing

Phonics and Reading Schemes KS1

We use the Read,Write inc Phonics Scheme. we also have a guided reading scheme and a selection of books to suit children with guided reading at home.


We have wireless laptops which the children use to learn computing skills and also to record their work. Children begin using computers at 3 years old.
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We are part of the Shropshire Sports Partnership and take part in various sporting activities during out the year. Qualified PE coaches take weekly PE lessons covering a wide range of sports.

 

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