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Our Curriculum

Our Curriculum

Curriculum Overview     
 Curriculum overviews for Years 1 to 6  

With the aim of delivering a cross-curricular creative curriculum, we plan our lessons around different topic areas each term. These plans give an overview of the topics to be covered by each year group.

Long term plans cover the academic year while medium term plans shows areas of teaching and learning on a weekly basis for each term: 

Foundation Stage Long Term Plans

Foundation Stage Medium Term Plan

Year 1/2 Long Term Plans

Year 1/2 Medium Term Plan 

Year 3/4 Long Term Plans

Year 3/4 Medium Term Plan

Year 5/6 Long Term Plans

Year 5/6 Medium Term Plan

To enhance our teaching and learning further, KS1 children participate in Friday activities and KS2 children are part of our Youth University. 


Whole School Information Evenings

Information shared at the Year 1/2, 3/4 and 5/6 Information Evenings. Please refer to these presentations for information about homework, spelling and reading books. 


Glossaries for English and Maths from the Year 6 SATs information presentation. Other year groups may also find these useful.




Foundation Stage Information Evening

Information shared at the new parents foundation stage evening (11.9.19) Please click the slide below to see the whole presentation.


SATs Information Meetings (Year 2 and Year 6)



Maths Mastery Information Evening


End of Year Expectations:

Foundation Stage Early Learning Goals

Year 1 End of Year Expectations

Year 2 End of Year Expectations

Year 3 End of Year Expectations

Year 4 End of Year Expectations

Year 5 End of Year Expectations

Year 6 End of Year Expectations

Read Write Inc. Phonics Information Evenings

Phonics and Reading Schemes

The school now teaches phonics using Read Write Inc. This is used all the way through EYFS and Key Stage 1 with intervention programmes, such as Fresh Start implemented further up the school.

The teaching of spelling rules is planned for and delivered by KS1 and KS2 staff in line with the new National Curriculum.

Click on the books below for recommended reading lists from Foundation Stage to Year 6:


Paired Reading Intervention 

Some of the children across school take part in interventions for Reading, including Paired Reading sessions. For more information on this intervention and to find out how parents/carers can also use this method at home to improve children's confidence, fluency and enjoyment of reading, please take a look at the presentation below.


St Gilbert's Calculation Policy

Our calculation policy shows the range of written methods used for Maths across the different year groups.

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