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Curriculum Overview

We work within the guidelines set by the Department for Education and follow the National Curriculum in a creative and imaginative way to engage and inspire all learners. 

 

As far as possible, work at St. Nicholas Church of England Primary School is organised on a themed based approach where a broad topic is taken for a period of time.  The benefit of this is that it puts the children's learning into a real life context, giving it relevance and allowing them to apply the skills they are acquiring across different areas of the curriculum.  Topics are planned carefully to ensure that all areas of the National Curriculum are covered.

 

Further details of each term's topics can be found in the Class Pages in the Children's Section.

Curriculum Overview for 2018-2019

English Plans for supporting Learning

We have a variety of reading schemes that we use at KS1 to teach and develop early reading which include:

  • Bug Club
  • Oxford Reading Tree
  • Ginn 360
  • All Aboard
  • Oxford Literacy Web
  • Collins Big Cat
  • Cambridge Read
  • Heinemann
  • Jolly Phonics

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