Curriculum Summary

A balanced curriculum emphasises the acquisition of excellent basic skills in Reading, English, Mathematics and Science. These are complemented by Design Technology, History, Geography, Religious Education, Music, Art, Physical Education, PSCHE, French and Italian, which are all an important part of our curriculum.

Latin and Classics are also offered as part of the curriculum for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. Latin provides a very good basis for Literacy and the development of language.

Information and Communication Technology is also a part of the curriculum. All pupils make use of our ICT Suite. This includes an interactive white board and allows individual access to computers monitored by our qualified staff.

A structured reading scheme is also in operation in each class offering a variety of reading materials.

Curriculum Statements

Curriculum Statements are designed to give parents a better understanding of the topics covered in school each year. They include suggestions for activities and visits that parents can share with their children to support work in the classroom.

Please click on a link below to view your child's current curriculum statement:

Nursery Class (Early Years Department)

Nursery Spring Term 2017 (A)

Nursery Spring Term 2017 (B)

Nursery Autumn Term 2016 (A)

NurseryTerm 2016 (B)

Reception Class (Early Years Department)

Reception Spring Term 2017

Reception Autumn Term 2016

 Pre-Prep and Prep

Pre-Prep One to Prep Six 2016 / 2017 

Religious Education

RE Curriculum Statement 2016 / 2017





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