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Curriculum Overviews

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 …


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 …




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 …


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. …


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 …






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 …



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 …