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 …

EYFS

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 …

English

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 Early Years and Key Stage1 children receive a daily 20 minute phonics session and a reading practice session (3x per week). From September 2022, the school introduced a new …

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 …

Science

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

Computing

At Ashtree pupils learn Computing through using toys with on and off switches, electronic items such as torches, Ipads and Chromebooks. The Computing curriculum is supported through Purple Mash, although we have adapted certain elements to the meet the needs of our pupils. For example, we place a very high emphasis on online safety. To …

History

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

Geography

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

Art

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

D&T

  Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

PSHE & RSHE

PSHE Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge 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 …

PE

Pupils at Ashtree School love PE. They enjoy PE lessons and extra-curricular opportunities. Our PE curriculum delivery is supported by a range of external partners such as Sportzone UK and FitKidz. Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge  

RE

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

Music

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

MFL

Medium Term Plans Progression of Skills & Knowledge

SEND

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 …

Subject Overviews

This page is currently under construction. If you cannot find the curriculum information you are looking for, please look at the individual subject pages. These are found on the ‘Curriculum’ drop down menu.