Our Curriculum

Please see our Creative Curriculum Policy

Please see: Guide for Parents: Curriculum 2014

Please see: Foundation Stage Early Years Outcomes 

Click here for School Performance Data

Click here for National Phonics Screening Check and Key Stage 1
Assessments in England, 2017  

 

Curriculum Aims

 

  • To enable all children to learn and develop their skills to the best of their ability;
  • To promote a positive attitude towards learning, so that children enjoy coming to school, and acquire a solid basis for lifelong learning

  • To provide children with a firm foundation in the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and information technology as a springboard to competency in all areas of an enriched broad and balanced curriculum

  • To enable children to be creative and to develop their own thinking

  • To teach children about their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time

  • To enable children to be positive and active citizens in society;

  • To fulfil all the requirements of the National Curriculum and the Locally Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

  • To teach children to have an awareness of their own spiritual development, and to understand right from wrong

     

Our Curriculum Drivers

 Spiritual, Moral and Cultural Awareness Creativity  Aspiration and Possibilities Community  Enterprise and Enquiry 

These curriculum drivers are the central part of our planning to provide the children with a broad and balanced curriculum.  

Using our local community to enhance our curriculum...

     

We are currently developing a new whole school curriculum for 2017/18. Further details will appear here when they are available.

Autumn Term Year A 'Who was King John?'

Spring Term Year A 'Animal Antics'

Summer Term Year 'What's behind the door?'

'Creative Curriculum' Days

As part of our Creative Curriculum, we regularly hold 'Creative Days'. These allow our pupils and opportunity to explore subjects in greater depth, experiencing different classroom environments and their teachers. 

    

Phonics

 

We follow the Letters and Sounds programme. This is supported by a variety of resources including:

Bug Club

Jolly Phonics

Reading

 

At Axbridge we have created our own reading

scheme comprising a wide range of genres from

a variety of publications. These include Oxford

Reading Tree, Heinemann, Rigby Stars and individual authors such as Roald Dahl and many more.

All children access this scheme and can choose a book that is most suitable for their ability and interest.