Our units of learning are structured using half-termly whole school themes, with a geography or history focus. Geography units develop the concepts of place, space and scale. Where possible they provide the geographical context for the following history topic. In history, the periods studied enable pupils to make connections in local and world history by developing the key concepts of: chronology, evidence, significance, change and interpretation.
Our Medium Term Plans (MTP) are supported by ‘small steps in progression’ documents- ensuring a progression in both concepts and content. Where possible the MTP interleaves science, music, art, DT, PSHE and RE to provide depth and breadth and interconnectedness within and the topic.
We are confident that this approach offers a truly broad and balanced curriculum to all pupils. It offers the chance for all pupils to encounter and understand the very best that has been thought, said, sung, danced, made and played. We believe that this will inspire pupils to go on and excel in their chosen field, with the widest range of opportunities available to them.
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