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Whole School Curriculum

As a staff group, we started writing our Curriculum three years ago with our children in mind, we created these topics to work in a two year cycle so that teachers can plan and teach together and therefore working to our strengths. Our aim was, and still is, to use the objectives from the National Curriculum and make it as creative and exciting for the children as possible so they develop a love for learning. In order for this curriculum to be engaging for our children, it will be regularly evaluated and changed to meet their needs, the needs of our school and the needs within the wider community and the world. Please click here to read our 'Teaching and Learning' statement which has been written by the school staff and approved by our Full Governing Body.

We have started to make changes based on our evaluations from the previous two years. If you would like to see our Curriculum maps, please follow the links:

Cycle A:

Term 3: KS1LKS2UKS2             Term 4: KS1LKS2UKS2          Term 5: KS1LKS2UKS2        Term 6: KS1, LKS2, UKS2

Cycle B:

Term 1 : KS1, LKS2, UKS2            Term 2: KS1, LKS2, UKS2          Term 3: KS1LKS2, UKS2        Term 4: KS1, LKS2, UKS2             Term 5: KS1,   LKS2,   UKS2

As a school, we have decided to follow the Kent scheme of work for Science.

If you would like any more information on the whole school curriculum, please contact the school office and make an appointment to meet with Mrs de Roeck.

Cycle Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Year 1/2 A

Love where we live – Ashford a local study

Our school and the local area

Feeling hot, hot hot!

Great Fire of London

80 days around the world

Africa

Ahoy!

Seaside

Dungeons and Dragons

Castle

B

The land before time

Dinosaurs

Bang!

Guy Fawkes

Happy feet

Penguins

Godinton house

Local area study / writing

80 days around the UK

Year 3/4 A

Love where we live – Ashford a local study

Changes to Ashford. Past and present

Aint no mountain high enough!

Mountains

80 days around the world

Asia

India and China - Shang Dynasty

Hullabaloo!

The Rainforest

B

Rome wasn’t built in a day!

Romans

80 days around the world

New Zealand

Godinton house Local area study / writing

The good, the bad and the ugly!

Vikings and the impact on Britain.

Year 5/6 A

Love where we live – Ashford a local study

How trains changed Ashford

It’s all Greek to me!

Ancient Greece

80 days around the world

North and South America

Heal the world!

Climate zones & biomes, water cycle and coasts, water cycles and rivers,

B

It’s a disaster!

Volcanoes, Earthquakes etc

80 days around the world Arctic and Antarctic.

Godinton house

Local area study / writing

From Ice to Stone

Stone Age