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Our Curriculum

At St Chad’s C.E. Primary School, we follow the National EYFS Curriculum for Nursery and Reception, and the National Curriculum (2014) for Key Stages One and Two. An exciting, engaging, and effective curriculum is essential to enable high quality teaching and learning to take place.

At St Chad’s, children in the Early Years Foundation Stage follow short topics that address the requirements of the EYFS Curriculum, and enable all children to make at least expected progress across the three Prime Areas of Learning and four Specific Areas of Learning. In Reception the children engage in a structured synthetic phonics approach which enables them to develop early reading and writing skills.

Children across Key Stage One and Key Stage Two take part in daily Mathematics and English lessons to support them in meeting or exceeding the Age-Related Expectations of the National Curriculum 2014. Children in Key Stage One and Key Stage Two follow the school’s bespoke curriculum in which they develop the knowledge, skills and understanding enshrined within the National Curriculum 2014 through engagement with termly cross-curricular topics. Topics are designed to be relevant, motivating and engaging for the children, and inclusive of all groups of children and individuals across the school. Science and ICT are taught as isolated subjects but linked to the topic where appropriate. Religious education is taught through the Staffordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education, and where it naturally fits, is addressed through the Key Skills Curriculum. Where natural links with the Key Skills Curriculum are not present RE is taught in isolation, but links are made to the children’s context and community, and other areas of learning where appropriate. Children in Year 3, all take part in violin lessons through the K2M project. All children in Y4-6 are invited to take part in music lessons with peripatetic teachers at a subsidised cost to parents.

Learning outside the classroom is firmly embedded within our curriculum. Children undertake termly educational visits linked to their Key Skills Curriculum topics, and make use of the school grounds and local area to contextualise and support their learning. Visitors to school are frequent and a regular feature with parents taking part in regular curriculum activities.

Documents

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pdf Y56 Topic Web Spring 2020 (63 downloads) Download (pdf, 207 KB)
pdf Y34 Topic Web Spring 2020 (63 downloads) Download (pdf, 300 KB)
pdf Y12A & Y12D Topic Web Spring 2020 (51 downloads) Download (pdf, 334 KB)
pdf Y1M Topic Web Spring 2020 (51 downloads) Download (pdf, 329 KB)
pdf Reception Topic Web Spring 2020 (54 downloads) Download (pdf, 73 KB)
pdf Nursery Topic web Spring 2020 (49 downloads) Download (pdf, 147 KB)
pdf Y56 Topic Web Autumn 19 (116 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 212 KB)
pdf Y34 Topic Web Autumn 19 (121 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 258 KB)
pdf Y2 Topic Web Autumn 19 (107 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 221 KB)
pdf Y1 Topic Web Autumn 19 (118 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 169 KB)
pdf Reception Topic Web Autumm 19 (134 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 143 KB)
pdf Nursery Topic Web Autumn 19 (108 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 149 KB)
pdf Y56 Topic - Summer 2019 (154 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 203 KB)
pdf Y34 Topic - Summer 2019 (153 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 225 KB)
pdf Year 2 Topic - summer 2019 (163 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 289 KB)
pdf Year 1 Topic - Summer 2019 (166 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 213 KB)
pdf Reception Topic - Summer 2019 (171 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 186 KB)
pdf Nursery Topic - Summer 2019 (160 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 52 KB)
pdf M Y5 & Y6 Topic Spring (204 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 305 KB)
pdf M Y34 Topic Spring 19 (204 downloads) Popular Download (pdf, 230 KB)
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