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Puttenham Church of England Infant School

Puttenham Church of England Infant School

Our Curriculum

Our Curriculum Intent

 

The curriculum at Puttenham CofE Infant School is underpinned by our Christian values of love, hope, wisdom, respect and resilience. Our curriculum is planned around our belief that each child is unique and should feel empowered to be confident, inspired and motivated learners. Puttenham CofE is committed to providing a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum that builds on prior knowledge, skills and understanding. The curriculum and enrichment opportunities provided are the means by which the school achieves its objective of educating children in the knowledge, skills and understanding they need in order to lead fulfilling lives. As a Christian school, we believe it is important that educating the whole child must include opportunities to explore the British values, social, moral, spiritual and cultural experiences.

 

Our values based curriculum will meet the formal requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum and includes rich learning experiences. We ensure children understand local, national and global issues. We aim to teach children how to grow into positive, responsible citizens, who can work and co-operate with others whilst developing the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and 'be the very best they can be'.

 

Alongside the teaching of knowledge, skills and vocabulary, we aim to promote positive mental health for every member of our school community. We use a well-being and growth mindset approach to learning.

 

At Puttenham CofE School, we will make excellent use of the rural environment around us. We value the benefits of outdoor learning to the children’s development and will incorporate these areas within our planning. The children will have opportunities to use the grounds, forest school, pond area, Church and the village to enhance learning.

 

PUTTENHAM CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Yearly overview of topics 2021-2022

 

HEDGEHOG CLASS

(Reception)

RABBIT CLASS

(Year 1)

FOX CLASS

(Year 1 and 2)

OTTER CLASS

(Year 2)

Autumn

term

Superhero Me

Reach for the Stars

We can be heroes!

Heroes and Heroines

Super heroes – ‘Supertato’ links

Spring

term

Traditional tales

People who help us

Into the unknown

Faraway lands

IslandsIslands

Summer 

term

 

Growing

 

Pirates

 

 

Plants and growing

 

Healthy me!

Bug’s life

Plastic

 

Ocean

 

Autumn term overview for all classes

Please see class pages for topic overviews and letters.

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