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Information - Curriculum

What are British Values

Phonics
We all learn phonics based upon Letters and Sounds. Reception to Year 2 have a dedicated lesson 5 days a week.

Mathematics
We learn through games , computers programs and practical activities in KS1.
In KS2 children are in 4 sets. There are practical activities, computer programs and books which help us with our learning of different strategies to solve questions.

RE
In class is taught RE each week for between 45- 60 minutes. There are also special religious festivals which we celebrate with our community and an annual whole school RE day.
 

Year 1

Year 2

Year3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Peace

The Bible

Rules for living in Christianity

God, David and The Psalms

The Bible

Life as a journey

Harvest

Special books

Harvest

My world, Jesus’ World

Non- Christian sacred books/texts

Non- Christian Pilgrimage

Jewish harvest

Christmas – the Journey to Bethlehem

The Lord’s Prayer

Christmas – Light

Jesus – teacher

Proverbs

Christmas gifts and Gift bringers

The Church

Christmas – God is with us

Why do Christians sing in worship?

Christmas – Gospels of Matthew and Luke

Christmas – Advent

Jesus was special

 Places of Worship

Rules for living in other faiths

Lent

Daniel

Passover

Easter celebrating new life

Easter – symbols

Easter – joy, sadness, joy

Easter – Betrayal and Trust

Easter – victory

Easter – who was Jesus?

Holy Week

Ascension and Pentecost

Exploring Easter celebrations worldwide

The Church

Pentecost what happened next?

Eucharist

Baptism

Jesus friend to everyone

The Old Testament – Called by God

Prayer

Women in the Old Testament

Ascension and Pentecost

God and creation

 

Jesus the Man who changed lives

Sacred places

 

Ideas about God

 

 

 

 

 

People of faith


Creative Curriculum

We have a creative approach to the curriculum. These are the themes for 2017-18. Some themes last 6 weeks or even longer.
 

Nursery and Reception

Topics are ordered based on children's interests and relevant events
All about me
Celebrations
People who help us
My body
Animals
Pirates
Traditional Tales
Houses and homes
Holidays
Nursery rhymes
Me and my family
Seasons
Growth and change
Being healthy
Transport
  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Year1

What do I see when I look in the mirror?

Dragons

Magical mystery tour

Magical mystery tour

X marks the spot

X marks the spot

Year 2

UK and  Great Fire of London

Christmas

Space

Space

Explorers

Explorers

Year 3 and
Year 4

Stone Age

Christmas

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Romans

Romans

Vikings Christmas Rainforests Rainforests Egyptians Olympics

Year 5

The plague

Christmas

Myths and Legends

Drama Project

Drama Project

Great Cities

Aztecs Christmas Myths and Legends Drama Project Drama Project Great Cities

Year 6

The plague Christmas Ancient Greeks Ancient Greeks SATs Moving on
Aztecs Christmas Trade and economics Trade and economics SATs Moving on

 

Visit the year group pages for examples of our work

And follow the class on Twitter

 

 

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