Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Children in the Nursery and Reception classes jointly form the Foundation Unit and together work through the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Teacher assessments are made regularly in order to create each child’s Learning Profile; this becomes part of their school record. Curriculum at Holdbrook We follow the National Curriculum at Holdbrook Primary School and …

Early Years

Holdbrook Primary School is committed to providing the highest quality setting for all children. We value the importance of promoting young children’s individuality and allow for opportunities of exploration, challenge and curiosity, in a safe and stimulating child-centred environment. In Nursery and Reception, we follow the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage issued …

Curriculum – Year 1

ENGLISH During each term the children explore both fiction and non-fiction themes which are linked to our topics. Spelling, grammar and punctuation are also taught through these topics. Autumn Term Our topics for this term are Old toys and storms. The children will write labels and write simple sentences linked to objects and memories. The …

Curriculum – Year 2

ENGLISH Literacy and Language is an energetic English programme for years 2 to 6 fully matched to the National Curriculum in England. At it’s core it uses a variety of creative activities to embed key literacy skills, including comprehension, writing, grammar, punctuation and spoken language. Through drama and whole class discussions, children acquire a wide …

Curriculum – Year 3

ENGLISH Literacy and Language is an energetic English programme for years 2 to 6 fully matched to the National Curriculum in England. At it’s core it uses a variety of creative activities to embed key literacy skills, including comprehension, writing, grammar, punctuation and spoken language. Through drama and whole class discussions, children acquire a wide …

Curriculum – Year 4

ENGLISH Literacy and Language is an energetic English programme for years 2 to 6 fully matched to the National Curriculum in England. At it’s core it uses a variety of creative activities to embed key literacy skills, including comprehension, writing, grammar, punctuation and spoken language. Through drama and whole class discussions, children acquire a wide …

Curriculum – Year 5

ENGLISH Literacy and Language is an energetic English programme for years 2 to 6 fully matched to the National Curriculum in England. At it’s core it uses a variety of creative activities to embed key literacy skills, including comprehension, writing, grammar, punctuation and spoken language. Through drama and whole class discussions, children acquire a wide …

Curriculum – Year 6

ENGLISH During each term the children explore both fiction and non-fiction themes which are linked to our topics. Spelling, grammar and punctuation are also taught through these topics. Autumn Term Our topics for this term are A Child’s War and Hola Mexico!  The children will write an autobiography including what defines them, goals and aspirations, …

Promoting British Values

The Government set out its definition of British Values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy, and these values have been reiterated in 2014. The British Values are: Democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect, and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs. At Holdbrook Primary School & Nursery these values are reinforced regularly …