The teachers and teaching assistants work closely together to ensure that a broad and balanced curriculum is taught to each child enabling them to reach their potential. All teachers are responsible for teaching the whole Primary curriculum. All teachers and teaching assistants also have pastoral care for the children in school.
Foundation Stage - Children in Foundation one (Nursery) and Foundation two (Reception) follow the Statutory Foundation Stage Curriculum. This follows several strands of a child’s development. An integral part of this curriculum is the assessment of children during the time in the Foundation Stage.
Key Stage 1 - (5 to 7 year olds) and Key Stage 2 - (7 to 11 year olds) follow the National Curriculum. This is composed of the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Information and Communication Technology and Religious Education; and the foundation subjects of History, Geography, Design and Technology, Music, Art, Physical Education and Personal, Social and Health Education.
An integral part of teaching and learning is ongoing informal and formal assessment. This is mostly informal. However, at the end of Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, children take Statutory Assessment Tests (SATs). Further details of the Foundation and National Curriculum subjects, and any aspect of assessment are available from school on request.