The main aim of the National Curriculum (2014) is to raise standards. Although the new curriculum is intended to be more challenging, the content is actually slimmer than the current curriculum, focusing on essential core subject knowledge and skills such as essay writing and computer programming. 

All year groups follow the National Curriculum for all subjects except Religious Education where we follow the Locally Agreed Syllabus for learning as recommended by Nottinghamshire County Council.

The school uses a cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning.  This means that skills, knowledge and understanding across a range of subjects are brought together and form a topic.  Within the topic, children are able to practise and apply their reading, maths and English skills in other subject areas.

Nursery and Reception, Year 1 and 2, Year 3 and 4 and Year 5 and 6 have shared topic work, however, the skills taught will be differentiated for their year group and the ability of the pupils. Details of each year groups learning can be found on the class pages.

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