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Wilthorpe Primary School Aim high and never give up


At Wilthorpe Primary School we offer a curriculum which

  1. Is broad and balanced

  2. Promotes the importance of maths and English

  3. Makes meaningful links across the different subjects

  4. Promotes spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

  5. Challenges our pupils to become independent learners

  6. Is inspiring, engaging and creates curiosity

  7. Prepares pupils for experiences later in life

  8. 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. Wilthorpe Primary School follows the Rising Stars term by term curriculum maps which in turn follow the National Curriculum. The curriculum maps can be accessed below.


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 - 2019-2020

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. Below outlines the different topics taught in each group. 

  Autumn term Spring term Summer term
EYFS Roll up, roll up! How do our families grow? Up high and down below
  Year 1             Dungeons and dragons   The World In Our Fridge Sail the seven seas
Year 2 Changing places Brr it's cold! Into the darkness
Year 3

 Stone Age             

Local History Around Europe
Year 4 Rampaging Romans Sands of Time (Ancient Egypt) Only the Brave
Year 5 The Odyssey Surviving Extremes Invaders
Year 6 Medieval Mayhem and Terrible Tudors Into the jungle Wild West


Click here to view The Primary National Curriculum.






In addition to the whole school curriculum, key themes are explored in assembly through stories, short film clips and discussions.

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