This section of our website is focused on Our Curriculum. More details about phonics, spelling and reading can be found in the menu to the right. Further information for pupils with SEND are found at the bottom of the page along with more details on the dedicated SEND page.
All Local Authority primary schools in England have to follow the Primary National Curriculum . This states the knowledge and skills all schools need to teach to children from 5 to 11. It is up to individual schools how this is taught. At Collierley Primary School we are proud to be able to use our expertise, the community and extensive school grounds to provide a way of teaching the skills and knowledge in an accessible and enjoyable way.
Our Curriculum Maps below provide an overview of what we teach year by year. More detail is seen in the “Our Classes” section of this website.
Early Years education is an essential starting point for all children. Again, all Early Years education providers and carers must follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework. A large proportion of the learning at this very young age is led by the children with specialist teachers building the curriculum around the children’s own suggestions and interests. Because of this, it is difficult to provide an overview for the year ahead so head to the Our Classes page to see what our youngest pupils are up to.
Everyone is different but everyone is special underpins everything we do at Collierley Primary. To this end, we understand that school life and education is not simply about what is taught in the classroom. We also focus on the children’s Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Development. Not only through our curriculum but also through planned assemblies, extra-curricular activities, school visits and visitors, religious education (RE) and PSHCE, children are taught to respect each other regardless of looks, abilities, beliefs etc, care for each other and have respect for British values. This is continually reinforced through the ethos within our school.
Pupil assessment is an on-going process and forms an essential part of teaching. Regular assessment informs planning and enables teachers to adapt their planning to meet the needs of the children. Pupil assessments also provide important information for pupil review and support meetings. Formal assessments are carried out at the end of each Key Stage and in phonics in Years 1 or 2.They are appropriately administered to suit the needs and ages of the children. These are used to gather evidence for referral to external support agencies.
End of Year Expectations
Parents and Carers can view or download the end of year expectations for their child and their year group on our website.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
At Collierley Primary School we believe that inclusive education means providing all pupils with appropriate education and support alongside their peers. The Curriculum is all the planned activities that the school organises in order to promote learning, personal growth and development. Further information can be found in the SEND Information Report. If you have any questions about your SEND requirements please contact the school.
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