Each curriculum area has a designated subject leader, to oversee its organisation. Long, and medium planning systems follow the common framework adopted for curriculum planning and delivery throughout the school. There are common principles throughout the school but as an all-age school, there are naturally some variations between the organisational needs of the primary and secondary phases of the school.
The following links provide an overview of the content delivered in each academic year for every subject taught in the Primary and Secondary phases.
Theme of the Fortnight
Theme of the Fortnight has been developed to give pupils a wider understanding of society / other cultures and to support them in making informed personal choices. The topics have been scheduled to coincide with themes delivered in the school assembly programme and to build upon content delivered in Spiritual Moral Social Cultural lessons (RE and PSHE).
Theme of the Fortnight is delivered to the whole school in form/class groups through whole-class activities that promote discussion and questions to be asked. Details of what topics will be covered can be seen by clicking on the link below.
KS1 and 2 Phonics
The school uses Sounds-Write to teach reading, spelling and writing. It is a multi-sensory approach which aids concentration. The Sounds-Write approach to reading is phonographic. It starts from what all children acquire naturally and right from the start the sounds of their own language. It teaches that letters or combinations of letters, called graphemes, are the agreed ways in which we represent sounds when we write.
The reading scheme the school follows is the Bug Club Reading Programme supplemented with Dandelion Reading Scheme.