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Other Curriculum Areas

We deliver much of our curriculum along topic themes which link units of work from our Science, Geography and History subject areas. These are outlined in our long term maps. This is complemented by the following schemes in other subject areas:

Computing

The school subscribe to Purple Mash which is a single platform with a comprehensive Scheme of Work and built in access to appropriate programs a tools for its delivery. Purple Mash can be accessed by pupils at home and provides opportunities for learning tasks in a broad range of curriculum areas.

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Music

The school subscribe to Charanga which provides a comprehensive Scheme of Work for music across all year groups.  Children create a variety of tasks linked to a range of genres of music.  Activities include Listening and Appraising, Creating and Exploring and Singing and Performing.

 

Art and Design

Our Art curriculum is support by Kapow, which provides resources to support pupils with;

  • Making: painting, drawing, printing, creating 2 & 3D art and crafting
  • Generating ideas and taking inspiration from a range of artists and crafts people
  • Formal elements: colour, form, line, pattern, shape, texture and tone
  • Knowledge of artists' work and techniques
  • Evaluating: critiquing their own work and that of others

 

Design and Technology

We are members of the Design and Technology Association and as such, benefit from expert advice and guidance in a progressive Scheme of Work that supports the development of pupil skills. Over the course of their time in the school pupils undertake a wide range of exciting design projects.

 

Languages

In Key Stage 2 pupil are introduced to the French language. Lessons focus on developing pupil skills in:

 

  • Speaking and listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Language learning strategies
  • Intercultural understanding

 

Physical Education

Our PE curriculum uses the real PE schemes of work which seeks to “support EVERY child to develop the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to achieve in PE, Sport and life.” Our membership to Northamptonshire Sport School Sport Partnership also means we have multiple opportunities throughout the year to participate in inter-school activities and games, as well as having teaching programmes delivered in school by professional sports coaches.

 

Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)

Our PSHE curriculum is delivered through the HeartSmart scheme. HeartSmart offers a creative approach to delivering the PSHE Curriculum that primary schools use to build character, emotional health and resilience in children. It equips pupils with foundational principles, skills, habits and a mindset that will improve their mental health, relationships and academic achievement.

 

If you would like any further information on our curriculum, please feel free to contact us.

 

Achievements

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