Curriculum Summaries

Please click on a year group and  term for Curriculum Plans

Y1-2B Y1-2B Y1-2B
Y3-4A Y3-4A Y3-4A
Y3-4B Y3-4B Y3-4B
Y5-6A Y5-6A Y5-6A
Y5-6B Y5-6B Y5-6B

Foundation Stage (Nursery & Reception)

  Autumn Spring Summer
  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year A -
Ourselves & Autumn Colour Traditional Tales & Rhymes/Winter Earth & Space / Spring Minibeasts Holidays & Summer
Year B -
Ourselves & Autumn Light & Dark Homes & Winter Journeys Changes Seaside & Summer
Focus on Characteristics of Effective Learning

Finding out and exploring

* Showing curiosity about objects, events and people

* Using senses to explore the world around them

* Engaging in open-ended activity

* Showing particular interests


Enjoying achieving what they set out to do

* Showing satisfaction in meeting their own goals

* Being proud of how they accomplished something - not just the end result

* Enjoying meeting challenges for their own sake rather than external rewards or praise


Choosing ways to do things

* Planning, making decisions about how to approach a task, solve a problem and reach a goal

* Checking how well their activities are going

* Changing strategy as needed

* Reviewing how well the approach worked

Playing with what they know

* Pretending objects are things from their experience

* Representing their experiences in play

* Taking on a role in their play

* Acting out experiences with other people


Keeping on trying

* Persisting with activity when challenges occur

* Showing a belief that more effort or a different approach will pay off

* Bouncing back after difficulties


Making links

* Making links and noticing patterns in their experience

* Making predictions

* Testing their ideas

* Developing ideas of grouping, sequences, cause and effect


Being willing to 'have a go'

* Initiating activities

* Seeking challenge

* Showing a 'can do' attitude

* Taking a risk, engaging in new experiences, and learning by trial and error


Being involved and concentrating

* Maintaining focus on their activity for a period of time

* Showing high levels of energy, fascination

* Not easily distracted

* Paying attention to details


Having their own ideas

* Thinking of ideas

* Finding ways to solve problems

* Finding new ways to do things