Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

At Icknield Walk First School we teach a creative curriculum. This means that the teaching and learning for most subject areas are linked to a theme. These themes usually change on a half termly basis. Teaching in this way ensures that children are motivated and make excellent progress, ultimately our curriculum is designed to ensure every …

Long Term Plans

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

English

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: http://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/demos/aaPrimary/Literacy/phonemes/Alphabet.html https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/alphablocks-watch Reading Reading is supported by a range of reading …

Sport

At Icknield Walk First School we provide enjoyable opportunities, through a high quality curriculum and range of activities, to develop the children’s fundamental physical skills. Through this they recognise their own success, in order to be inspired to lead a healthy active life. Together with other subjects, PE helps to prepare pupils for adult life …

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 …