The National Curriculum: Years 1 – 6
The National Curriculum for children in years 1-6 includes a core curriculum of English, mathematics and science and a foundation curriculum of art and design, design and technology, computing, geography, history, music, MFL, physical education and religious education. The new Primary National Curriculum was introduced in September 2014.
Copies of our detailed long term curriculum plans for Years 1 to 6 can be accessed below.
Children entering school at the age of 4-5 work towards the Early Learning Goals for the Foundation Stage. These are
- Personal, Social and Emotional Development
- Physical Development
- Communication and Language
- Understanding the World
- Expressive Arts and Design
At the Foundation Stage there is a big emphasis on ‘play and communication’ and learning through first hand experiences.The children work in a variety of adult led and independent groups. They move freely between the classroom and the outside areas to support their learning.