We strive to promote high quality teaching and learning throughout the curriculum and beyond. We use assessment to raise attainment and accelerate progress throughout the centres. We will provide opportunities for all pupils to achieve their full potential, including the provision of specific learning interventions were appropriate.
Through both our ‘Creative Curriculum’ and the statutory subjects of English, Maths, Science, Computing and Physical Education we develop children’s abilities, interests and potential in order to prepare them for the next stage in their lives. We actively promote fundamental British values and our extensive PSHE curriculum underpins all areas of learning. We use a broad range of teaching strategies that take into account the ways in which children learn in order to foster engagement, motivation and creativity. The school delivers the National Curriculum 2014.
In English children will:
Writing: Each week the children will be asked to complete at least one piece of writing, children will also be writing in other areas of the curriculum.
Reading: Children will be reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction books each term and will also have stories read to them in class. They will have a reading log completed.
Spelling: Ways to help your child include: listen to them read, help them to learn their spellings by Look, Cover, Say, Write method.
Intervention: Lexia, Jolly Phonics,Individual 1:1 and small group work.
Using the Singapore Maths approach the children will:
Throughout the year children will be concentrating on KEY areas of Numeracy so that they will improve their skills : mentally (without writing things down) and in writing:
Number: Number and place value
Number: Addition and subtraction
Number: Multiplication and division
Measurement Geometry: Properties of shapes
Geometry: Position and direction
Intervention: Individual 1:1 and small group work.
Promoting Fundamental British Values
In accordance with The Department for Education we aim to actively promote British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance and understand that while different people may hold different views about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’, all people living in England are subject to its law.
The Key Values are:
rule of law
tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
To read more about how we promote fundamental British Values click here
To find out about current and forthcoming Curriculum information click on the link below.