EYFS 

The EYFS curriculum covers Nursery (FS1) and Reception (FS2) is planned so your child will develop socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. Learning areas are broken into two groups:

  1. a) Prime Areas
  2. b) Specific Areas
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

The play is the major medium in which children learn. Staff plan structured activities based around these 7 learning areas for the children to complete. Activities are planned for inside the classroom and for the outside areas.

National Curriculum subjects

The National Curriculum, taught to all pupils is made up of blocks of years, known as key stages:

  • FS1 and FS2 are known as the Foundation Stage
  • Year 1 and Year 2 of primary school are known as Key Stage 1
  • Years 3 to 6 of primary school are known as Key Stage 2
  • Years 7 to 9 of secondary school are known as Key Stage 3
  • Years 10 to 13 of secondary school are known as Key Stage 4

 

Compulsory National Curriculum for the Foundation Stage includes 7 areas for learning;

  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

 

Compulsory National Curriculum subjects for Key Stages 1 and 2 are;

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Design and technology
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art and design
  • Music
  • Physical education

At Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9)

All students study the National Curriculum subjects which are:

  • Art and Design
  • Design and Technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Maths
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Drama