Curriculum

Yearly Overviews

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum has been developed to promote learning and personal growth and development. It includes not only the formal requirements of the Early Learning Goals and the National Curriculum, but also the range of extra-curricular activities organised in order to enrich the experience of the children. It also includes the ‘hidden curriculum’, or what the …

Subjects

Early Years

  The Early Years Curriculum The Foundation Stage comprises the Nursery and Reception classes.  The curriculum is broad and balanced, involving first hand experiences. Purposeful play features strongly and is the foundation for later learning. The curriculum is based on a series of topics but is continually adapted to build on the on-going interests and …

British Values

Introduction The Department for Education states that there is a need “for all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.”  At Panshanger Primary School, these values are reflected in the school ethos and aims, specifically: …

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE)

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the Programme of Study developed by the PSHE Association. (October 2014 – updated 2020-21). It is our aim that through a cross-curricular approach as well as discrete teaching of PSHE, our pupils will develop their personal and interpersonal skills and learn about: PSHE Education can be defined as a …

Mental Health and Wellbeing

At Panshanger Primary School, we aim to promote and nurture positive mental health for every member of our school community. ‘Mental health is a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make …

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC)

Panshanger Primary School incorporates many aspects of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) in its curriculum and lesson planning.  It is understood that some lessons are more suitable than others for making natural links to SMSC but we want to ensure that opportunities are not missed.  In a general sense, many aspects of SMSC are …