The Core Subjects

 English
 
The New Primary Curriculum (2014) for English, provides an excellent framework, which ensures progressive and sustained development.

Our aims at Chattenden are that all children:
- will be offered the opportunity to develop their awareness and involvement in Literacy
- will improve and develop their skills in spoken and written language
- will learn to adapt these skills to different purposes and varying audiences
- will be able to read enquiringly from a range of exciting and stimulating genres and develop into fluent and effective readers capable of comment and opinion
- will be able to communicate effectively in written form and convey meaning that is clear and purposeful
- will be able to represent their work in clear and legible handwriting as well as through a variety of presentations appropriate to the purpose of writing.

We follow "Oxford Reading Tree" and use "Letters and Sounds" as schemes to help us to teach the children to read.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

The New Primary Curriculum (2014) for mathematics and provides comprehensive and progressive coverage, which ensures sustained development for all of our pupils.

Our aims at Chattenden are that all children:
- will be given the learning opportunities to develop their mathematical enquiry
- will be given regular opportunity to retain and recall basic concepts and skills of number
- will be provided with opportunities to collect, record and interpret data
- will be provided with the opportunity to investigate shape and spatial mathematics
- will be expected to acquire knowledge, skill and understanding which will enable them to solve problems and explain their strategy
- will present their work clearly and to show the pathways to their answers

 

By following the New Primary Curriculum (2014) we ensure the correct content and coverage is met, but are flexible to the needs of our school. In addition to these we provide and adapt other resources to ensure effective learning and teaching.

 

 

 Science

Our aims at Chattenden are that all children:

- will be given the learning opportunities to develop their scientific enquiry
- will be expected to understand the procedures for sound investigation
- will be given regular opportunity to extend their knowledge skills and understanding of science
- will be provided with opportunities to collect, record and interpret data
- will be provided with the opportunity to investigate and test the theory of science
- will present their work clearly and to show the pathways to their conclusions