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Curriculum

Our curriculum aims:

We aspire for a curriculum which
1. Is underpinned by clear aims, values and purpose.
2. Develops the whole child – knowledge, skills and understanding whilst promoting a positive attitude to learning.
3. Is broad, balanced and has clear progression in subject knowledge and skills.
4. Is filled with rich first-hand purposeful experiences.
5. Is flexible and responsive to individual needs and interests.
6. Encourages the use of environments and expertise beyond the classroom.
7. Ensures academic success in a supportive environment that develops responsibility, creativity, reliability and resilience.
8. Has an eye on the future and the needs of future citizens.
9. Celebrates diversity and utilises the skills, knowledge and cultural wealth of the community while supporting the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
10. Has a local, national and international dimension.
11. Develop pupils who care about their role as part of a family, community and the wider world; encouraging them to feel part of, and to contribute positively to fundamental British values.

Teachers ensure that learning meets our curriculum aims. When planning, consideration must be given to how best we can meet children’s needs, include all children and motivate them. More details can be found in our Curriculum statement.

We are currently updating our Teaching and Learning Policy but our previous version is still available Teaching and Learning Policy

Overview of the curriculum

Our curriculum is based around topics and themes from Year 1 to Year 6. In Early Years they follow Development Matters. Please click on the following link for an overview of our two year rolling programme.

Curriculum overview

For more detailed information about the curriculum for each class, please click below.

Bulmer Class Plan 2018 (EYFS)             Curriculum Plan Neville Class (Years 1 and 2)             Curriculum Plan Galtres Class (Years 3 and 4)        Curriculum Howard

The following policies may also be helpful, if you require further information about our curriculum please do not hesitate to get in touch using the ‘Contact us’ page.

Phonics Policy                     Spelling-Policy          

PSHE Curriculum

PSHE education helps pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage life’s challenges and make the most of life’s opportunities.

Relationships Education will be compulsory from September 2020 and is an integral part of our PSHE curriculum.

We follow the PSHE Association guidance and programme of study which has three main areas.

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Relationships
  • Living in the wider world

For further information please follow the link to the PSHE Education Programme of Study

 English Curriculum

Click here for further details.

 Maths Curriculum

Click here for further details.

Science Curriculum

Click here for further details.

Subject information

School trips, visitors and experiences

School trips, visitors and experiences are used to support learning within the classroom. They are an integral part of inspiring and engaging learning and can offer unique and memorable learning opportunities across the curriculum.

Curriculum updates

A Special Visitor

The children loved the visit from Sakhya Prema, a teacher who came to our school to talk to the children about Hindu worship and shared some special Hindu stories. Galtres...
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Cross Country Success!

We participate in the Easingwold Area cross country event every year. This year four of our children made it through to the next stage in Thirsk. After really trying hard...
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RNLI Visit

We welcomed the RNLI to school at the end of our Spring Term. Two members of the Saltburn crew talked to us about how to stay safe in the water....
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Our Celebration of Pi Day!

On Thursday 14th March we joined our partner schools with a celebration of Pi! Every class took part in activities to find out more about mathematical Pi. Many of our...
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