KS2

Junior Class 450

Our school provides all children with a broad and balanced curriculum which is appropriate to their age and ability. The curriculum is designed to develop children's knowledge and understanding, physical and motor skills and to promote their personal, spiritual, cultural and moral development.

The school follows the National Curriculum and with an emphasis on acquisition of basic skills in core subjects e.g. reading , writing, numeracy and ICT, and the enjoyment and understanding of foundation subjects History, Geography, Art, Music, Design Technology and PE. RE is taught throughout the school and alongside PSHE, forms an important part of our curriculum. Subjects are taught through a 'Creative Curriculum' with Learning Challenge questions.

Numeracy:

The teaching of mathematics at Wigley Primary School is underpinned by the National Numeracy Strategy. Planning is based around the objectives identified in the strategy and teachers use a wide range of resources to ensure children achieve their full potential. The Children's mathematical experiences are a balance of practical, oral, written and mental mathematics through class teaching, group and individual activities. Numeracy is taught across the curriculum, wherever relevant, to enhance understanding. We use Inspire Maths as our maths package.

Literacy:

The teaching of literacy at Wigley Primary School is underpinned by the National Literacy Strategy. Literacy is planned based around the current topic studied and planning is based around the objectives identified in the strategy and teachers use a wide range of resources such as poems, stories, pictures, film and drama to ensure children achieve their full potential.

The curriculum overview for each year is available below:

Key Stage 2 Topic Cycle

Curriculum Overview 2017 - 2018