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16/07/20

Out of this world ... Hazel class with their certificates for their fantastic poems! https://t.co/zitIDZNwvi

16/07/20

Inspiring poets - children from Hazel class with their Talent for Writing’ certificates. Their poems have been selected to be published! https://t.co/afu1AqRQhD

10/07/20

Skye ash class science What were your outcomes Skye? https://t.co/U9d1INPaYh

10/07/20

Mia working on Hefty Hugh https://t.co/xyhEaLCfDw Well done Mia

10/07/20

Ruby's Sarcophagus drawing Well done Ruby - there is a lot of detail in this picture https://t.co/k9txN1Lw5G

10/07/20

Oliver wanted to share with you the submarine he made today out of recycled materials, he really enjoyed making this himself using cardboard and plastics to make something new. 😃 Well done Oliver https://t.co/IdQIVN1pYB

10/07/20

Ava spent this week working on an art project. She finds art a good outlet for her creativity Map of the UK. 3D using cotton wall and paper mache for a rocky/mountain effect. Painting and using sponges/pens for different textures. https://t.co/eZtgVnR56B

10/07/20

Ava completing her Virtual Sports Day Well done Ava - lots of action shots https://t.co/ZCLtleWl1h

10/07/20

Dana (sycamore class) discovered that tissues make good tea bags, whereas the normal paper was the worst! We have enjoyed the science award, thank you Mrs Shemilt! https://t.co/3raCZgSAcf

10/07/20

Oliver wanted to share some of his activities from sports day we couldn't do this yesterday so we had a sporty afternoon today! He loved it and scored a total of 100 points! Hope everyone at school enjoyed it too 🏅 https://t.co/iqqNWyzkcm

10/07/20

Ollie’s Stegosaurus Well done Ollie great detail https://t.co/I3Ej6gqoq9

10/07/20

Part 2 Ruby would like Miss Burford to see some of what she has been doing at home. She is working really hard. Well done Ruby https://t.co/L94zNpuMRm

10/07/20

Ruby would like Miss Burford to see some of what she has been doing at home. She is working really hard. Well done Ruby https://t.co/ezs1PTd6H6

10/07/20

Abigail was over the moon to get a certificate in the post today. She even made up a little song that she kept singing to herself!! Thank you for making her day :) Well done Abigail and we are going to share your song too https://t.co/8kwrVJkw3a

10/07/20

Abigail getting her Learner of the Week Award https://t.co/0G6wku5qCa

10/07/20

Fletcher was really excited to receive his award in the post this morning and couldn’t wait to stick it up on the fridge, thank you. Congratulations Fletcher https://t.co/jfJGlMY40Z

10/07/20

Thank you so much to Miss Adams and Miss Featherstone for this mornings year 2 scavenger hunt! Lex had a fantastic time. Attached photo is all the things he collected. Very much needed. Kind regards, Karen Savage https://t.co/mE0h0eTM6E

10/07/20

Ruby was thrilled to receive a special award through the post. Such a lovely lovely thing for her to have. We are really proud of her and the way she has approached lockdown and are so grateful for the support and encouragement she has received from school. Thank you

10/07/20

Oliver was so happy to receive this today! In the words of Oliver "I've waited so long for one of these" 😊 Thank you for a lovely surprise today. Wonderful words - thank you Oliver and well done https://t.co/1RE6PQ1Ygc

10/07/20

Mollie was very excited to get her Head teacher award from Miss Stevens in the post! Thank you, it brightened up a rainy day. Thank you for your lovely message. Well done Mollie https://t.co/wBrROp9Piw

10/07/20

Louie was so proud and happy with his headteacher award Well done Louie https://t.co/XMfF6k7IVY

10/07/20

Hi Mrs Adams Miss Featherstone and Miss Stevens. Emily and Olivia would like to say thank you for arranging scavenger hunt. It was good fun and nice to see some of our year 4 peers! Thanks Mrs Street

10/07/20

Skye is really happy for getting learner of the week Well done Skye https://t.co/IZxlU29O4E

09/07/20

Much fun was had by all Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/neQgg42h0H

09/07/20

The beginning of the end Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/LQQ6BcwYav

09/07/20

Even more smiles Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/s7ub7cXKt0

09/07/20

Sharing more smiles Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/GwZeGAFO1r

09/07/20

They are all still going Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/sylo6BDB4H

09/07/20

Action shots using cups Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/a6BfYZF3w2

09/07/20

Cups - let’s use cups. They hold more water Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/zbBfk9j8be

09/07/20

More action shots Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/L46smYLVBH

09/07/20

Access to water given to all. I wonder what they might use instead of water pistols? Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/tZi4ThW5kY

09/07/20

This is 40 mins in! Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/oGiFTqfVrH

09/07/20

Mr Harrington is smiling because he has the hose pipe! Water fight 💦 Class of 2020 https://t.co/fQCBziGPsN

School Curriculum

Intent

We believe in providing a broad, balanced, knowledge rich curriculum that ensures an inclusive approach and where pupils develop the skills and abilities to apply what they know and can do with increasing fluency and independence. Our curriculum provides opportunities for our pupils to develop as independent, confident and successful learners with high aspirations.

‘Having a wider knowledge will help me get a better job in life’ Cayden, Y2

As a school we pride ourselves on being part of our local community, so we want our pupils to become educated citizens and appreciate their part in securing a safe and happy sense of community; locally, nationally and globally.

‘We are very involved with our local community. Elderly people volunteer their time to listen to us read and our choir goes and sings with them. It's fun hearing their feedback and seeing their smiles.’ Gus, Y5

Our curriculum will develop children’s problem solving skills along with their resilience. They are encouraged to embrace their mistakes learning from them, thus creating memorable learning experiences.

‘I enjoy learning in school and making friends. Being taught new things is fun and even if I get it wrong, I know I can have another go. It makes me feel like I can do it all.’ Joseph, Y3

Implementation

Our curriculum is planned and sequenced so that our pupils can achieve depth of thinking and learning. Across each year group, a number of high quality, age appropriate core texts are used to bring topics to life for our children and to promote a connection with their learning. Through our knowledge, understanding and skills we aim to develop our children’s ability to reflect, evaluate and apply their learning.

The knowledge, understanding and skills are reflected through the objectives identified in each curriculum area. There is an equality of subjects taught to ensure that the curriculum is relevant and consists of learning that really matters to the pupils.

Central to developing the pupils’ learning is a focus on vocabulary and this ensures understanding, enabling our pupils to express themselves and write with confidence.

‘New words make me giggly’ Sarah, Y4

Sequences of lessons are carefully crafted around an authentic outcome which allows children to become agents of change. These outcomes are evaluated by a ‘critical audience’; these are either a specialist in the field that the children are learning about, or an opportunity to celebrate learning on a platform linked to their topic. These learning opportunities allow children the opportunity to develop 21st century skills such as research, collaboration, innovation, presentation, evaluation and reflection.

‘We have a close relationship with our local Royal British Legion. I enjoy our community outreach working alongside the ex-service people. It’s purposeful and makes them feel valued and less lonely.’ Alfie, Y6.

The learning journeys are active, engaging and inspiring leading to a deeper understanding of the topics and curriculum areas. The authentic outcomes drive motivation, determination and commitment within our children.

Our curriculum ensures that we develop well rounded citizens with a clear understanding of values such as compassion, responsibility and friendship. Our new curriculum addresses negative stereotyping through investigating similarities and differences, and promoting acceptance, diversity, citizenship and human rights.

Impact

Through authentic outcomes, pupils are given the opportunity to demonstrate the progress the knowledge and skills they have acquired.

‘We designed and made Pudding Lane. Then a fireman set it on fire. It was sad and made me think how the Great Fire of London people felt.’ Jemima, Y1

The pupils’ books will clearly demonstrate the progress they have made and the knowledge they have gained. We ensure that our children’s attainment and progress are in line, or exceeding, their potential.

Children will be able to talk clearly and knowledgeably about their learning and make clear links between pieces of learning across the curriculum.

Pupils will continue to make good progress and attain well at the end of each Key Stage.

Pupils with SEND achieve the best possible outcomes and acquire knowledge and skills for life. Adapted learning resources ensure that they can fully engage with learning intention.

Pupils are able to use what they have learned and can show that they remember what they have learned in a variety of ways.

Pupils who do not have age appropriate reading fluency, number or writing skills will be heavily supported to narrow or eradicate gaps in their learning.

We use regular and robust triangulated monitoring to gauge the impact of our curriculum design. Leaders at all levels review learning, talk with our children and provide feedback to move practice forward.

Pupils transition confidently to secondary school as they will be self-reliant, know how to organise their learning and manage their time, how to research, evaluate and identify the next steps in their learning journey. Through leadership roles, pupils will develop a sense of personal responsibility.

'The workshop challenges are really fun because you are learning while having fun. You learn lots about teamwork and achievement’ Sam, Y5

Curriculum 
Reception Curriculum 2019/20
Year 1 Curriculum 2019/20
Year 2 Curriculum 2019/20
Year 3 Curriculum 2019/20
Year 4 Curriculum 2019/20
Year 5 Curriculum 2019/20
Year 6 Curriculum 2019/20

For further information on the curriculum followed by all year groups please contact the Headteacher. Or you may access details of the full national curriculum HERE.