Curriculum Overview

At Icknield Walk First School we believe that each child should have access to a rich and broad curriculum. We achieve this through teaching our own brand of ‘creative curriculum’. This means that the teaching and learning for some subject areas are linked to a theme, which change on a half termly basis. Other subjects …

Long Term Plans

Here is the content of the school curriculum, if you would like to find out more please contact the class teacher.


Phonics and early reading Phonics is used as the prime approach to teaching early reading, our phonics teaching is based on the DfE publication ‘Letters and Sounds’, details of how this is achieved at Icknield Walk can be found below: Links for hearing phonemes: Guide to pronouncing phonemes Reading Reading is supported by a …


At Icknield Walk First School, we follow the Hertfordshire For Learning (HFL) Essential Maths Scheme from Reception (EYFS) to Year 4. The link below shows each Year groups’ key areas of learning for each term and the progression from Reception to Year 4.


Foundation Subjects

Progression and Planning documents Art D&T Geography History Music Physical Education PSHE

Promoting British Values

The DfE have reinforced the need “to create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.” At Icknield Walk First School these values are reinforced regularly and …