Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

At Ashtree School we aim to provide enrichment, creativity and enjoyment for everyone through a varied curriculum and range of experiences, with high expectations for all. The school is following the new National Curriculum 2014. The National Curriculum is also divided into Key Stages: Early Years Foundation Stage refers to pupils from birth to Reception, …

Nursery/Reception

A wide range of activities are planned to develop your child’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. The children work in groups or individually. In Nursery, for part of the session, the children are split into three groups and work at Small Group activities planned by the Teaching staff. The children are encouraged to become …

Key Stage 1

In Key Stage 1 we aim to provide enrichment, creativity and enjoyment for all pupils through a varied curriculum and range of experiences, with high expectations for all. We follow the 2014 National Curriculum for England for the teaching of English, Mathematics, Science, Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, Geography, History, Music and Physical …

Key Stage 2

In Key Stage 2 we aim to provide enrichment, creativity and enjoyment for all pupils through a varied curriculum and range of experiences, with high expectations for all. Our curriculum encompasses all the statutory elements of the 2014 National Curriculum for England. We follow the 2014 National Curriculum for England for the teaching of English, …

French

Ashtree children are very lucky to be able to learn a modern foreign language with a qualified teacher. In Key Stage 2 all children have the opportunity to learn French. Our languages teacher is Mrs Clark (Madame Clark in French). Children are very good at learning languages – the younger you are the better! We …

Special Educational Needs & Disability

Ashtree is an inclusive school. We believe that learning must be relevant and appropriate to the child’s needs at the time. When considering suitable provision for the individual requirements of children, it is important to include the whole range of emotional, behavioural and educational needs, including dyslexia. The curriculum is planned to provide access to …

How to Help Your Child

Before starting School Children attend our Nursery for five morning or afternoon sessions per week, and Reception for five days per week. To help your child settle in happily, we operate a staggered induction programme in the Nursery, where we invite new children to join the class in small groups, over the first few weeks …