Curriculum Design

This is one of three pages on our curriculum.

  • Curriculum Rationale – How the National Curriculum, our context and our own priorities and values work together.
  • Curriculum Design – This page! The scope and sequence of our teaching, with age-related expectations for learning.
  • Curriculum Implementation – Long and mid-term plans, letters and guides for parents, national tests, timetables and homework!

 

 

Subject

Key Skills

 

What, and When?

Why? Progression & Outcomes

EYFS

To underpin all future learning by supporting, fostering and promoting children’s personal, social and emotional well-being, their social skills and attitutes, their attention skills, their language and communication skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and their mathematical, physical and creative development.

A Good Level of Development

 

English

  • Reading – Phonics and word recognition, oral reading skills, using grammar, responding to texts
  • Writing –Drafting, Reviewing & Editing, Spelling, Grammar, Vocabulary, Punctuation, Presentation

Age-related Expectations

Maths

To build fluency, reasoning and problem-solving skills in Number & Place Value, Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & division, Fractions, decimals & percentages, Measurement, Properties of shapes, Position & direction, Statistics, Ratio & proportion (Y6), Algebra (Y6)

Age-related Expectations

Science

  • To work scientifically, observing closely, performing tests, identifying and classifying, recording findings
  • To investigate Life Processes and Living Things
  • To investigate Materials and their Properties
  • To investigate Physical Processes

Scope and Sequence

Science

 

Age-related Expectations

Religious Education

  • To understand a range of beliefs and non-belief
  • To understand the impact of these beliefs
  • To make connections between ideas and their own thinking and experiences

Scope and Sequence

RE

Age-related Expectations

History

  • To build chronological understanding
  • To use evidence to find out about the past
  • To build an overview of world history

Scope and Sequence

History

Age-related Expectations

Geography

  • To investigate patterns and places
  • To build understanding of physical geography
  • To build understanding of Human Geography

Scope and Sequence

Geography

Age-related Expectations

Design Technology

  • To develop, plan and communicate ideas
  • To master practical skills with a range of materials & media
  • To evaluate and improve their work
  • To evaluate tools, equipment and materials
  • To take inspiration from design throughout history

Scope and Sequence

Design-Technology

Age-related Expectations

Art & Design

  • To develop ideas
  • To master techniques in 2D & 3D with a range of materials and media
  • To evaluate work
  • To build knowledge and appreciation of prominent artists

Scope and Sequence

Art&Design

Age-related Expectations

Music

  • To perform
  • To compose
  • To describe and appraise music

Scope and Sequence

Music

Age-related Expectations

Computing

  • To build understanding of algorithms and programs
  • To develop skills in data retrieval and organisation
  • To use a range of technologies to communicate
  • To develop knowledge and attitudes around e-safety and digital citizenship

Scope and Sequence

Computing

Age-related Expectations

Physical Education

  • To acquire, develop, evaluate and refine skills in Athletics, Dance, Games, Gymnastics, Swimming, Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • To participate and compete as individuals and in teams
  • To understand and adopt the habits of a healthy lifestyle

Scope and Sequence

PE

Age-related Expectations

Relationships Education

  • To understand, and value, families and other relationships, inc. those online
  • To know how to keep safe, including whilst online
  • To develop an understanding of money and enterprise
  • To develop skills and behaviours around living in the wider world as responsible citizens

Scope and Sequence

Relationships

Age-related Expectations

Physical Health & Mental Wellbeing

  • To understand the importance of mental wellbeing
  • To appreciate internet safety and harms
  • To understand the importance of physical health, including fitness, diet, and sleep (and know facts and risks associated with drugs, alcohol and tobacco)
  • To develop skills in First Aid, and understand how the body changes during adolescence

Age-related Expectations

Languages

 

  • To listen and respond to an additional language
  • To speak an additional language
  • To read and understand an additional language
  • To write in an additional language

Scope and Sequence

Languages

Age-related Expectations

Personal Development 

Age-related Expectations

The National Curriculum

British Values

Scope and Sequence

British Values at North Nibley

Oracy

In preparation.

Phonics (Early Reading)

In preparation.