Learning

Curriculum Letters

EYFS Curriculum

The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework sets the standards for Learning, Development and Care for children from birth to five. The framework is based on 4 themes which are supported by underlying principles: A Unique Child Every child is a unique child who is constantly learning and can be …

KS1 Curriculum

The National Curriculum starts at Keystage 1 (Year 1 and 2 in the infants) and continues through to Keystage 2 (Years 3-6 in the juniors) and on into secondary education. It builds on the learning that has gone on in the foundation stage. Curriculum Subjects Schools have a statutory responsibility to fulfil the requirements laid …

PE & Sport

PE Aims Together Enjoyment Everyone Outstanding Achieves Hardwork More Teamwork Inclusive Please have a look at our Gallery pages to see what we’ve been doing. The DfE Vision is for all pupils to leave prlmary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and …

PSHE & Citizenship

Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) and Citizenship PSHE acts like a thread that runs through the whole structure of the school and the curriculum. Children learn about themselves as developing individuals and as members of the school and wider community. They have opportunities to show that they can take some responsibility for themselves and …

Promoting British Values

The DFE have recently reinforced the need to “create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.” In Brookland Infant School, we reinforce these values in the …

Building Learning Power

In our school, we have always been interested in learning and how children learn. Building Learning Power provides us with an approach to support children in learning how to learn and how to be better learners. We are introducing superhero characters who represent different learning power capacities. With these characters children develop the skills and …

Outdoor Learning

At Brookland Infant and Nursery School we are developing our Outdoor Learning so that all classes will have a lesson outside the classroom at least once a fortnight. Some activities take place in our own Elmwood Forest, whilst others may use different areas of our school grounds: Early Years – Separate playground with markings, adventure …

Forest School

We are very excited to be starting Forest School with each year group this academic year. Over the summer we have been very busy preparing ‘Elmwood Forest’ ready for your children to start exploring! What is Forest School? Forest Schools is all about getting out into the woods to explore and learn. It was developed …