Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

At Ashtree Primary School & Nursery we follow the new National Curriculum 2014. However, over the course of the academic year 2018-2019, we began developing the design of our curriculum to focus on ‘what’ we want Ashtree pupils to learn, ‘how’ we want Ashtree pupils to learn and ‘why’ we want Ashtree pupils to learn …

Nursery/Reception

In Nursery and Reception the children work towards achieving the Early Learning Goals in seven areas of learning. A progressive range of educational activities and experiences are provided that match the aims of the Early Learning Goals, support the meeting of the individual needs of your child, and help all children toward reaching their full …

Literacy

At Ashtree School English is taught throughout the day, not only through dedicated English lessons, but also through a wide variety of cross curricular activities. In Key Stage1 children receive a daily 20 minute phonics session to teach the skills needed in word reading and regular individual and guided reading sessions to develop comprehension skills. …

Maths

At Ashtree School mathematics in is taught as a ‘daily maths lesson’ and maths skills are also used in other subjects, such as science, where this helps children to understand the practical applications of these skills. In addition, children will receive a ‘daily fluency session.’ Through these daily lessons children will develop confidence and mental …

Subject Overviews

At Ashtree Primary School and Nursery we follow the National Curriculum at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum which is ambitious for all pupils. Please see below the subject specific progression of skills for each discrete area. If you would like to know more about the Primary …

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. Access to Education The school adheres to the County’s Admission Policy and does not discriminate against any pupil applying for admission. The Equality Act 2010; the Children and Families Act 2014 and the associated …

Remote Learning

For those children not currently attending school, your teachers will provide home-learning for you via a Year Group E-mail. Over the Summer Holidays, we will continue to provide work to parents and carers. This work will be provided once a week on a Wednesday morning via Google Classroom. During the Summer Holidays, Year Group E-mail …

RSHE

Intent  to teach the nature of human reproduction in gradually increasing detail;  to prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life;  to develop self-esteem and respect for self and others;  to explore and clarify attitudes and values;  to enable the development of interpersonal skills;  to enable the development of a moral perspective;  to …