The Curriculum

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We aim to develop pupils for the challenges of their future. They will be confident, articulate, independent and adaptable young people, who are able to show kindness, consideration, compassion and respect for all aspects of the world around them. They will have a positive self-image, an engaging curiosity to explore the wider world and a sense of excitement for the future.

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The school is organised over 18 classes:

Foundation Stage with three classes.

Key Stage 1 has two Year 1 classes, a mixed Year 1 and 2 class and two Year 2 classes.

Lower Key Stage 2 comprises of two Year 3 classes, one mixed class with Year 3 and 4 pupils and two Year 4 classes.

Upper Key Stage 2 has three Year 5 classes and two Year 6 classes.

Each of these stages is overseen by a team leader who is also part of the school management team.

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Our reading schemes, are organised into the same learning phases as our phonics scheme 'Letters and Sounds'. We supplement the Pearson's Phonic Bugs scheme with Collin's Big Cats and some Oxford reading tree.

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The Moulton Cluster of Primary Schools have produced a maths calculation strategies document (to open, click on photo left). The document covers the four areas: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and explains the progression of methods children should be familiar with as they move through primary school. Children need to be secure with each method before moving onto the next one.

Addition using:Subtraction using:Multiplication using:Division using:

1. Apparatus

1. Apparatus and pictorial

1. Apparatus, pictorial and arrays

1. Apparatus (sharing and groups)

2. Number lines

2. Number lines

2. Number line, partitioning and grids

2. Apparatus, pictorial and arrays

3. Partitioning

3. Normal written method

3. Partitioning (expanded method)

3. Number line (single 
steps) and chunking up

4. Formal written method


4. Formal written method

4. Short division and
chunking down




5. Chunking and long division


On the sidebar you will find weblinks to useful, age appropriate information about safe use of the Internet, we also use some of this information in our e-safety lessons.