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KS1 Curriculum

Art and Design

Our children will have many opportunities to develop artistic skills through the use of a variety of materials and in a range of settings. Children will develop their creativity and imagination by exploring visual, tactile and sensory qualities of materials and processes. They will use drawing, painting and sculpture and will develop different techniques using …

Design and Technology

We aim to foster creative creativity and will give the children opportunities to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products. Discussion will be used to help plan ideas and make ‘mock ups’ in the designing process, including evaluating and improving products according to likes and dislikes.  Our children will be taught …

Maths

Vision We seek to provide children with an enthusiasm for mathematical learning which will give them a base to become lifelong fluent mathematicians. We will support children in exploring their natural curiosity and desire to problem solve so they can master the skills and steps required to have a deep understanding of mathematical concepts. We …

English

Literacy is now taught through the revised Primary National Strategy and each class has a daily literacy lesson which incorporates whole class teaching and group activities. There are four main aspects of language which are: Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing. The Literacy curriculum is structured under 12 strands of learning as shown below. Speaking Listening …

Science

At Brookland Infant and Nursery School we recognise that Science is an exciting subject area which directly, and indirectly, influences all aspects of everyday life. Young children are naturally curious and passionate about learning and in Science we aim to stimulate a child’s curiosity in finding out why things happen in the way they do. …

Computing

Our aid is to provide every child who passes through our school the opportunity to explore ICT and learn to use it confidently. All children will have access to a range of hardware and software that will be updated as appropriate. They will be able to use their computing skills across the curriculum, linking into …

Additional Subjects

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 …