The National Curriculum is followed by all children and, with the Devon Curriculum
Statement, forms the basis of all planning and learning.
The curriculum is broad and balanced and is covered through a blend of thematic work
and separate subject teaching. Children are offered learning experiences in a
stimulating, secure and caring environment where pupils and teachers, often accompanied
by parents, work happily together.
The children will normally be working in class groups with one or two adults. Some
specialist teaching may be provided for specific areas of the curriculum, such as music or
Children in classes 1 and 2 will be working at Key Stage 1 of the National Curriculum, and
those in Classes 3, 4 and 5 will be working at Key Stage 2.
The National Curriculum has five Core subjects – English, Mathematics, Science, ICT and