At Wilthorpe Primary School we offer a curriculum which
Is broad and balanced
Promotes the importance of maths and English
Makes meaningful links across the different subjects
Promotes spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
Challenges our pupils to become independent learners
Is inspiring, engaging and creates curiosity
Prepares pupils for experiences later in life
Teaches children how to learn not what to learn
In KS1 and KS2 maths is taught every day and focuses on both arithmetic and reasoning.
In KS1 and KS2 English is taught every day which consists of reading, writing and grammar, punctuation and spelling. In addition to this, Year 1 children receive daily phonics teaching which follows the Letters and Sounds phonics resource.
Curriculum Overview - 2017-2018
At Wilthorpe, the curriculum is based on the skills and knowledge in The Primary National Curriculum and provides a wide range of opportunities for the children to learn.
|Autumn term||Spring term||Summer term|
|Year 1||Dungeons and dragons||The World In Our Fridge||Sail the seven seas|
|Year 2||Hot, hot, hot||Brr it's cold!||Into the darkness|
|Year 3||Stone Age||Sub Zero||Local History|
|Year 4||Whitby||Sands of Time (Ancient Egypt)||Rampaging Romans|
|Year 5||The Odyssey||Surviving Extremes||Invaders|
|Year 6||Rainforests||Significant Britons||Medieval and Tudors|