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Autumn 2018 Curriculum Maps - EYFS KS1 Year 3/4 Year 5 Year 5/6


Our curriculum is designed to ensure that our children have the opportunity to learn and reflect on the British values that underpin our lives. Our British Values statement can be read here. British Values Statement.

Our curriculum will have opportunities for pupils to:

         Think creatively (by asking questions, using role play, exploring and investigating resources)

         Apply taught skills to real life situations.

         Ask questions about their learning and pursue these questions.

         Direct and personalise their own learning and become independent Learners.

         Reflect on and explain their understanding.

         Be able to respond to the needs and feelings of others with tolerance and respect.

         Be confident and effective communicators.

         Be able to work alongside peers in a co-operative manner.

         Believe in themselves and their abilities and aim high.

         Develop and be confident in applying life skills.

         Reflect and evaluate and adapt their own work and the work of others.

         Have an array of research/investigative skills to allow independent discovery.

         Develop the confidence to solve problems and take risks independently and collaboratively.

         Enjoy and achieve, be healthy, stay safe, make a positive contribution and achieve economic well-being.


Phonics - At Brookside children have a daily phonics session from Early Years until Year 2. Any pupils who need additional phonics in KS2 receive this daily. We use the Read Write Inc. scheme to support our phonics teaching. For more information on the Read Write Inc. scheme please visit the Oxford University Press website.

Recommended Reading Lists

These lists have been compiled by staff at Brookside of books we think children will enjoy.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6