The new National Curriculum came in to effect from September 2014. This consists of ten subjects; four core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and ICT, plus six foundation subjects, being Design and Technology, Music, History, Art, Geography and PE. Religious Education, Personal Social Health Education (PSHE) / Citizenship are also taught. A modern foreign language (currently French) is taught to all pupils.
At Hatherop, we have whole school topics designed to engage learners and make learning fun. This thematic approach helps children make ‘links’ within their learning, thus aiding understanding. For 2016-17 these are:
- Term 1 – Our World (Geography focus)
- Term 2 – Let’s Celebrate (RE focus)
- Term 3 – Ancient World (History focus)
- Term 4 – Superheroes (English/PSHE focus)
- Term 5 – Mad Scientists (Science focus)
- Term 6 – Sculpture (Art focus)
The core subjects are English and Maths. As a school, we value the support of parents in their children’s learning and detailed target sheets for each year group can be found on this website for Reading, Writing and Maths. Curriculum letters are sent home each term, detailing for parents the topics covered each term. See the link at the bottom of this page.