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. The Bug Club phonics program underpins our phonics teaching and the order in which we teach the sounds. However, we use a range of approaches to deliver lessons, such as activities from Letters and Sounds.  Further details of phonics teaching …


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. Please also look at our Home Learning  page for ways to help younger …

Religious Education

At Icknield Walk First School, we follow the Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus of Religious Education from EYFS to Year 4. The link below shows each Key Stage groups key areas of learning, the progression from EYFS to Year 4 and key vocabulary through the years.

Foundation Subjects

Progression and Planning documents Art Computing D&T Geography History Modern Foreign Languages 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 …