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In KS1 & 2 our School’s curriculum is based on the programmes of study of the subjects of the English national curriculum, plus Greek.

At times subjects are taught in separate, or discrete, lessons; a Maths (Numeracy) lesson or a lesson focused on writing skills or spelling. At other times subjects are taught using a topic approach, so a theme such as ‘My Place in Space’, or ‘Journeys’ might be used as the context for learning within several subject areas; English, Science, Art and ICT for example.

Greek, Music and PE are taught by specialist teachers and are timetabled.

Within the English National Curriculum at KS1 & 2, a strong emphasis is given to Literacy (English) and Numeracy (Maths); they are recognised as ‘core’ subjects. Science and ICT are also recognised as high priority subjects; as is Greek in our School. The other subjects are termed ‘foundation’ subjects.

Each subject has a subject leader who ensures that the subject is being effectively taught and that new methods or developments are being incorporated into the lessons taught in our School.

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it