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Curriculum Statement

We use Focus Education’s Learning Challenges to enhance our topic led curriculum. The Learning Challenge concept is built around the principle of greater learner involvement in their work. It requires deep thinking and encourages learners to work using a question as the starting point.

In designing the curriculum, teachers and learners are using a prime learning challenge, expressed as a question, as the starting point. Using the information gained from pre-learning tasks and the school’s context a series of subsidiary challenges are then planned. Each subsidiary learning challenge is also expressed as a question.

There are medium and long term plans for Early Years and each Key Stage showing the expected content to be covered.

 

In EYFS and KS1 we use Oxford Reading Tree as our main Reading Book Spine and we use Letters and Sounds supported by Jolly Phonics for the teaching of Phonics.

 

Early Years

EYC Yearly Overview

 

KS1

Yearly_learning_challenges  A&B KS1

 

KS2

Yearly_learning_challenges A&B LKS2 b

yearly_learning_challenges  A&B UKS2 c

 

National Curriculum

National Curriculum