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School Curriculum information

Our Curriculum Vision Statement

At the Duke of Bedford Primary School, we aim to offer a structured and engaging school experience with a quality curriculum which inspires independent thinkers, innovators and problem solvers with teamwork at HEART of everything we do. We aim to provide children with the necessary support and challenges that will allow their learning journey to progress and create ambitious and resilient lifelong learners. Here, the children enjoy school, have the opportunity to develop friendships and become responsible, respectful young people. Our curriculum is relevant, diverse, thought-provoking, creative and soaked in memorable moments.

Our-Curriculum-Threads.pdf

Many subjects are taught through Topics as you will see here:

  Aut 1  Aut 2 Spr 1 Spr 2  Sum 1  Sum 2
YR    All-About-Me.pdf
Autumn-Harvest.pdf
Journeys-and-Transport-.pdf
Christmas.pdf
Winter.pdf
Chinese-New-Year.pdf
Growth-and-Change.pdf

  Traditional-Tales.pdf

Under-The-Sea.pdf

Y1 Amazing-Animals.pdf My-School-is-Cool.pdf Gibsons-Garden-Centre.pdf
 Y2 Handas-Surprise.pdf Toys-from-the-past.pdf Journeys.pdf The-Great-Fire-of-London.pdf   Apprentice-gardener.pdf
 Y3  Ancient-Egypt.pdf Stone-Age.pdf Holidays.pdf
Y4 Volcanoes.pdf Ancient-Greeks.pdf Thorney-now-and-then.pdf

Roman-Invasion.pdf

Rainforests.pdf

 Y5  Raiders-and-Traiders.pdf Tremendous-Tudors.pdf Blast-off.pdf
Y6 The-Marvelous-Mayans.pdf The-Ice-Trap.pdf Battle-of-Britain.pdf

 

Phonics in Key Stage One:

We don't follow any specific scheme as we prefer to adapt the teaching to the needs of the children.. We use Letters and Sounds to guide our planning but dip into other resources as well. We use Oxford Reading Tree books although not exclusively.  We do use Project X in school as a scheme for extra support/reluctant readers.

Further details can be found in our  Prospectus.pdf and in our  Curriculum-Policy-June-2019.pdf.