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. Each classroom has an interactive white board and children are allowed 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 Summer Term 2019 

Nursery Spring Term 2019 (A) 

Nursery Autumn Term 2018 (B) 

Nursery Autumn Term 2018 (A)

Reception Class (Early Years Department)

Reception Summer 2019 

Reception Spring 2019

Reception Autumn Term 2018

 Pre-Prep and Prep

Pre-Prep One 2018 / 2019 

Pre-Prep Two 2018 / 2019

Prep Three 2018 / 2019

Prep Four 2018 / 2019

Prep Five 2018 / 2019

Prep Six 2018 / 2019






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