Curriculum

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Remote Learning

Remote Learning:   Remote Learning is available for pupils who are well enough to learn, but are unable to attend school due to self-isolating, quarantining or in the event of a school closure. Remote Learning is planned and set by class teachers via Google Classroom following The National Curriculum. The type of Remote Learning being …

Curriculum Intent

Curriculum Intent At Newberries Primary School we ‘Play Together, Learn Together, Achieve Together and Grow Together’,  to develop children who are ‘future-ready’ both socially and academically. We interpret ‘future ready’ as having the skills and confidence to progress (academically, professionally or personally) to fulfil individual potential and achieve success. We aim to provide them with …

English

The Newberries English Curriculum strives to: Hold reading at the heart of the curriculum and enable our pupils to become lifelong readers as we believe reading is key for academic success. Give the systematic teaching of phonics a very high priority throughout the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and beyond. We acknowledge that children need …

Maths

The Newberries Maths Curriculum strives to: Create confident mathematicians, mathematicians who are problem solvers. Hold number and place value knowledge alongside mental calculations at the heart of the curriculum to enable our pupils to understand the mathematical connections within real life contexts. Give the systematic teaching of reasoning and justification a very high priority throughout the …

Science

Science Intent At Newberries we recognise the importance of Science in every aspect of daily life.  We believe that children deserve a broad and ambitious Science curriculum, rich in skills and knowledge, which develops curiosity, encourage respect for living organisms and the physical environment and prepares them well for future learning. At Newberries Primary School, …

Computing

The Newberries Computing Curriculum strives to: Help children to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world Aid children’s growth and confidence in their ever-changing world as it develops technologically. Follow our school values and use these to aid decision-making. Ensure that children become digitally literate (the ability to use, express and …

RE

The Newberries RE Curriculum strives to: Provide high quality learning, knowledge and understanding of religions and beliefs forming part of contemporary society, developing spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Illustrate that our wider community is a multi-cultural society populated with many different faiths, religions and beliefs and how we can learn to be respectful citizens. …

Art

The Newberries Art & Design Curriculum strives to: Ensures children are proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design, such as collage and printing. Encourages children to produce creative work which explores, records and reflects on their own ideas and experiences. Provides children with knowledge of a variety of artists, craft makers …

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Geography

Geography Curriculum Intent Geography  The intention of the Geography Curriculum at Newberries Primary School is to inspire children’s curiosity and interest to explore the world that we live in and its people. Teaching should equip children with geographical skills to develop their knowledge of places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a …

History

History Curriculum Intent History The intention of the History Curriculum at Newberries Primary School is to stimulate the children’s curiosity in order for them to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding. Through the use of artefacts and other sources of evidence, children will develop, not only their knowledge of past events, but also their skills …

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Music

The Newberries Music Curriculum strives to: Ensure all pupils have access to a curriculum that enables them to  perform, listen to, review and evaluate music and be taught to sing, create and compose music Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated. Ensure all children gain a firm understanding of what music is …

PE

P.E. intent At Newberries, we aim to provide a PE curriculum that allows pupils from Reception to Year 6 to experience a range of activities that help them to develop their health, fitness and wellbeing. We intend to offer a high-quality Physical Education Curriculum that inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and …

PSHE

RSHE FAQs for parents and carers in Hertfordshire Primary schools Additional PSHE overview The Newberries PSHE Curriculum strives to: Ensure all pupils have access to a curriculum that enables them to understand their feelings and thoughts, keep safe, healthy and how to be responsible individuals within the school and wider community. Be a school that …

British Values

Promoting Fundamental British Values. In accordance with The Department for Education we aim to actively promote British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance and understand that while different people may …