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Welcome to Queens Park Academy

 

Our Curriculum

 

Welcome to the Curriculum page of our website. Here you will find information on the different subjects taught at Queens Park Academy. The School follows the National Curriculum Programmes of study in these subjects:

Click on individual subjects for further information about these subjects

For each subject and for each Key Stage, programmes of study set out what pupils should be taught and attainment targets set out the expected standards of pupils’ performance. Where possible we link objectives from a variety of different subject areas to form Topics. Please see the grid below of topics for 2016-2017 academic year. If you would like to find out more about the curriculum we offer please contact the school office and a member of the admin team will arrange for you to speak to a relevant member of staff.

 KS1  Autumn   Spring  Summer
 Year 1

 Story Tellers

Julia Jarman

Buildings Weather and Seasons
  
 Year 2 

Story Tellers

Julia Donaldson

Animals and Plants

The Polar Regions  
 KS2

Autumn

Spring Summer
 Year 3

 Story Tellers

Chris Riddell

Stone age Destination Outer Space    Egyptians  
Year 4

 Story Tellers

David Weisner

Anglo Saxons  Potions

 South America

Rainforests

Year 5 

 Story Tellers

Brian Selznick

Rotten Romans   Materials    Glorious Greece  
Year 6

 Story Tellers

Michael Morpurgo

 World Wars  Coasts and Rivers

 

Our Wonderful World - Africa     

 

In addition to the National Curriculum Programmes of study we are dedicated to widening the experiences of the children and try to ensure each topic includes trips out and visitors into school to make it as interesting as possible. Outside learning remains a key feature  of the curriculum on both sites. We have an ‘allotment garden’, and ‘outside classroom (The Barn) and a ‘wildlife and pond’ area. Other facilities to help learning include an ICT suite, a library and custom built children's kitchen and two large halls for PE. 

 

Early Years (Nursery and Reception) 

The curriculum in the Early Years is based on Foundation stage guidance that allows each individual child to experience exciting and challenging opportunities in a creative learning environment.  

The Early years site is a large open plan space that encourages a love of learning through exploration in a variety of settings including a expansive outside space. The focus in the Early years is very much focused on the individual child and their progress through the early learning goals. Rigorous assessment processes ensures that all children make rapid and sustained progress relevant to their needs. 

Autumn Spring Summer
Nursery

Story Tellers

Traditional Tales

How Things Move Growth and Change
Reception

Story Tellers

Nick Sharratt

People Who Help Us

Superheroes

Minibeasts