Our Approach to Teaching and Learning
We have a two year rolling programme which ensures a rich and engaging curriculum for our children.
These are our themes for 2020 - 2021
|Term One- Tell me a Story!||
Tell me a story is an English and History based unit, inspiring children's interest in a variety of texts Each year group has a focus text or time in History that they will travel to.
EYFS – Super Potato!
Yr 1/2 – Katie Morag, Handa’s Surprise, Tree
Yr 3/4 – Rock On! (Stone Age link)
Yr 5/6 – Link with WWII
This term the children will also all go to the Bath Literature Festival (this will be held virtually this year)
|Term Two - Can we build it?||
Can we build it? Is a DT focused unit allowing the children to combine design technology, practical skills and maths.
EYFS - Pirates
Yr 1/2 - Castles
Yr 3/4 – Iron Age Settlement
Yr 5/6 – Making models of the Kennet and Avon Canal
|Term Three - Let Me Entertain You!||
Let Me Entertain You! Is a performance based unit where the children will develop their dance, acting and musical skills.
EYFS – Circus Skills
Yr 1/2 – Dance Umbrella
Yr 3/4 – Invasion Historical Play
Yr 5/6 – Writing and performing Playscripts
|Term Four - Global Learning||
Global Learning is a Geography based unit where the children will find out more about the world they live in. We hope to be able to work with our new link school in Nairobi as part of this unit this year.
EYFS – Local Area - Prayer Garden
Yr 1/2 –Local Area - St Alphege’s Church
Yr 3/4 – Europe - Pilgrimage
Yr 5/6 – Worldwide - Pilgrimage
|Term Five -Nature Detectives!||
Nature Detectives! is a Science unit building on and developing children's curiosity for the natural world.
EYFS - Minibeasts
Yr 1/2 – Our World and Animal Habitats
Yr 3/4 - Nature
Yr 5/6 – The world around us
|Term Six - Enterprise||
Enterprise term is maths led and children work on money and maths in a real world context, culminating in our enterprise fair.
EYFS – Seaside link
Yr 1/2 – Jobs People do
Yr 3/4 – Grow your pound!
Yr 5/6 – My Money
Our Approach to Teaching and Learning can be found in our Teaching and Learning Policy. Click here to take a look!