Curriculum Planning

Curriculum Structure

There is an identified process of long, medium term and short term planning and we follow a three year thematic cycle.  The whole school ‘Curriculum Provision’ document gives an outline of the provision in each pathway, this is supported by each pathway having an overview document, followed by the subject areas long term plan and then a more detailed Subject Content Plan in each curriculum area.  This is then adapted by class teachers to allow for progressive coverage of knowledge and skills.

Long Term Plans

Subject leads set out a long term plan to sequence the learning coverage in each curriculum area over each half term. 

Subject Content Plans

Completed by Subject leads for each half term they give detailed information about the knowledge and skills that are taught at each curriculum phase.  An outline of the learning intentions is described at this level which will then be used for medium term planning by the class teacher. 

Medium Term Planning

The class teacher’s overview of subject coverage over the half term period.  This is brief but gives the intended journey of the class over the 6 week period.

Short Term planning

Is completed on a daily/weekly lesson plan by the class teacher, it describes:

  • The learning objectives for the pupils involved.
  • How it is intended that these objectives will be achieved for different groups of learners, for example, how the learning objective will be shared and evaluated (introduction and plenary), how the learning objective will be delivered and differentiated as part of main activities.

How the pupil will be involved as part of planned activities, for example, how pupils will be involved in evaluation, how independence will be promoted, will they work in pairs or groups, and how adults will support them?


08 Sep 2021

Although we have begun the new year in a relatively 'normal' way, I thought I'd just update you about a few things related to Covid-19. Currently, we continue to follow all of the up to date national...

Transport -Monday 6th September

04 Sep 2021

Good morning everyone! I am aware of some transport issues for Monday. If you have received an email saying transport will not pick up your child or transport does not arrive on Monday, please call Re...

Covid Testing

12 Mar 2021

Dear Parent/Carer, Please find below a link to a letter containing information relating to COVID-19 home testing for pupils in Years 7 to 11. COVID_19_Testing_Letter_Pupils_in_Year_7_to_11_12.03.2021....


03 Feb 2021

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School Closure - Social Story

29 Jan 2021

I refer to our recent communication advising parents/carers that whole school remote online learning will continue until February half-term, with pupils returning to school and face to face provision...

Update - Continued Whole School Remote Learning

28 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, Hope you're all doing OK, I just wanted to send out an update on the situation at school, please see the attached letter: Letter_270121_Continued_Remote_Learning.pdf As you will...

Remote Learning Provision

28 Jan 2021

We hope your child has been accessing and enjoying the remote learning provision that has been in place, and a huge thank you to all parents, carers and family members who have supported your child to...

School Update

25 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing ok and you are keeping safe. I just wanted to update you about the situation in school. We have a significant number of staff and pupils have tested positive for...

Contacting School

22 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, While we are in a situation where pupils are accessing remote learning, rather than being on site, please see below for information about contacting school -  1. For general enquirie...

Urgent Update - Friday 22nd January 2021

22 Jan 2021

Hi everybody, An important update for you all -  We have now had 10 positive cases of Covid-19 amongst staff and 5 positive cases amongst pupils.  In addition, we have a large number of fami...