Lower School

Welcome to the Lower School, the period of education that takes your child beyond the Early Years Foundation Stage Curricuum and into the National Curriculum.

At the end of Year 2 your child will be assessed against the National Curriculum for the End of Key Stage 1 expectations.

Miss Paula Spenceley is the Head of Lower School.  Should you have any queries please contact your child's classteacher, one of the Lower School teaching team or Miss Spenceley. 

Year 1 

Our school has a 60 place Year 1 unit. 

There are two classes of 30 children.

Current Handbooks for each year group are available here: Department Handbooks

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Our Year 1 CurriculumYear 1

We will be planning lots of exciting activities during the year.

Whole School Thematics Overview

The annual Thematics Curriculum Overview that has been revised in 2019 and can be viewed here -> Thematics

Year Group Thrive Knowledge Boards

Subject Leaders with staff have developed Year Group 'Thrive Knowledge Boards'.  These drive the curriculum planning for each teacher, explicitly providing the core 'Knowledge of: Vocabulary, People, Places and Events, Concepts and Procedures'.  These Knowledge Boards are linked here: Knowledge Boards

Subject Specific Accountability to National Curriculum

Some aspects of our teaching are single subject based but our integrated subject approach ensures that we have the expected general National Curriculum Coverage as outlined below:

Y1 Maths   Y1 English   Y1 Science   Y1 Computing  Y1 Design Technology 

Y1 History   Y1 Geography

Y1 Art and Design   Y1 Music   Y1 Physical Education

We follow the Liverpool Diocese Syllabus for Religious Education.

Year Group Curriculum Planning

Each Year Group takes the Thematics, Knowledge Boards and Subject Accountability for National Curriculum to develop a well co-ordinated, sequenced curriculum for the classroom.  The Year Group Curriculum Planning can be viewed in our Google Drive here: Year 1 Curriculum Folder

Year 2 

Welcome to Year 2.

Our school has a 60 place Year 2 unit.  There are two classes of 30 children.

Current Handbooks for each year group are available here: Department Handbooks

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Our Year 2 Curriculumyear 2

We will be planning lots of exciting activities during the year.

Whole School Thematics Overview

The annual Thematics Curriculum Overview that has been revised in 2019 and can be viewed here -> Thematics

Year Group Thrive Knowledge Boards

Subject Leaders with staff have developed Year Group 'Thrive Knowledge Boards'.  These drive the curriculum planning for each teacher, explicitly providing the core 'Knowledge of: Vocabulary, People, Places and Events, Concepts and Procedures'.  These Knowledge Boards are linked here: Knowledge Boards

Subject Specific Accountability to National Curriculum

Some aspects of our teaching are single subject based but our integrated subject approach ensures that we have the expected general National Curriculum Coverage as outlined below:

Y2 Maths   Y2 English   Y2 Science    Y2 Computing   Y2 Design Technology

Y2 History   Y2 Geography

Y2 Art and Design   Y2 Music   Y2 Physical Education

Y2 Personal, Social and Health Education

We follow the Liverpool Diocese Syllabus for Religious Education.

Year Group Curriculum Planning

Each Year Group takes the Thematics, Knowledge Boards and Subject Accountability for National Curriculum to develop a well co-ordinated, sequenced curriculum for the classroom.  The Year Group Curriculum Planning can be viewed in our Google Drive here: Year 2 Curriculum Folder

 

Year 3

Our school has two Year 3 classes.

Current Handbooks for each year group are available here: Department Handbooks

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Our Year 3 Curriculumyear 3 300x203

We will be planning lots of exciting activities during the year.

Whole School Thematics Overview

The annual Thematics Curriculum Overview that has been revised in 2019 and can be viewed here -> Thematics

Year Group Thrive Knowledge Boards

Subject Leaders with staff have developed Year Group 'Thrive Knowledge Boards'.  These drive the curriculum planning for each teacher, explicitly providing the core 'Knowledge of: Vocabulary, People, Places and Events, Concepts and Procedures'.  These Knowledge Boards are linked here: Knowledge Boards

Subject Specific Accountability to National Curriculum

Some aspects of our teaching are single subject based but our integrated subject approach ensures that we have the expected general National Curriculum Coverage as outlined below:

Y3 Maths   Y3 English    Y3 Science    Y3 Computing    Y3 Design Technology

Y3 History    Y3 Geography    Y3 Languages

Y3 Art and Design    Y3 Music    Y3 Physical Education

Y3 Personal, Social and Health Education

We follow the Liverpool Diocese Syllabus for Religious Education.

Year Group Curriculum Planning

Each Year Group takes the Thematics, Knowledge Boards and Subject Accountability for National Curriculum to develop a well co-ordinated, sequenced curriculum for the classroom.  The Year Group Curriculum Planning can be viewed in our Google Drive here:   Year 3 Curriculum Folder

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