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Art

Intent: At St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School we believe that art stimulates creativity, imagination and inventiveness. We believe that art gives our pupils the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for them to express responses to ideas and experiences. It fires their imagination. Our Art Curriculum  is planned to demonstrate progression. It provides children …

Computing

Intent Our aim is to prepare our children for the ever increasing digital world.  We wish to; Develop their digital literacy, that the children are able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas safely through, information and communication technology. Develop their understanding of computer science; that the children understand how digital systems work …

Design Technology

Intent At St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School our intention is that we deliver a high quality DT curriculum which pupils will be inspired by.  We believe that through DT our pupils have the opportunity to develop the skills, concepts and knowledge necessary for them to design, make and evaluate their ideas, and use …

English

 Writing Intent To develop as effective writers, we believe children should be taught to: Express themselves clearly and precisely for enjoyment. Use knowledge acquired from their range of reading texts to model their writing in the style of different authors and also in different genres. Demonstrate their understanding of how writing enables them to remember, …

French

Our intent At St Andrew’s Church of England school, we believe that the learning of a language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for our pupils. It helps them to develop communication skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing, with an aim of making substantial progress in one language. In addition, children’s knowledge …

Geography

At St Andrew’s Church of England primary school, we aim to shape our geography curriculum to ensure it is fully inclusive to every child. Our aims are to fulfil the requirements of the National Curriculum for Geography; providing a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum; ensuring the progressive development of geographical concepts, knowledge and skills; and …

History

The intent, implementation and impact of  History At St Andrew’s Church of England primary school, we shape our history curriculum to ensure it is fully inclusive to every child. Our aims are to fulfil the requirements of the National Curriculum for History; provide a broad and balanced curriculum that encompasses our British Values education throughout; …

Maths

Our Intent: The National Curriculum states: “Mathematics is a creative and highly inter-connected discipline that has been developed over centuries, providing the solution to some of history’s most intriguing problems. It is essential to everyday life, critical to science, technology and engineering, and necessary for financial literacy and most forms of employment. A high-quality mathematics …

Music

Intent It is our intent that we make music an enjoyable learning experience that will inspire pupils to develop a love of music and nurture their talent as musicians. At St Andrew’s, we want our children to increase their musical understanding through listening, singing, playing, creating, evaluating, analysing, and composing across a variety of musical …

Physical Education

Intent PE at St Andrew’s aims to develop the knowledge, skills and capabilities necessary for mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing in our children now and for their future. Physical activity is an important part of leading a healthier lifestyle. It teaches self-discipline and that to be successful you must work hard, show resilience and …

PSHE

Intent At St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, personal, social and health education (PSHE) enables our children to become healthy, independent and responsible members of a society. It aims to help them understand how they are developing personally and socially, and tackles many of the moral, social and cultural issues that are part of …

Religious Education

 Religious Education at our school: RE is concerned with “learning about religions” and “learning from religion” and it is not the practice of this school to preach to or convert the children.  The faith background of both the staff and child’s family is respected at all times. “The school will respect the individuality of every …

Science

Intent We want our children to: develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them be equipped with the scientific knowledge …