Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum is all the planned activities that are organised in order 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 activiies organised in order to enrich the experience of the children. It also …

Maths

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Mathematics, and it is our aim to: develop a progressive understanding of mathematical concepts, skills and attitudes provide a stimulating, broad and balanced mathematical curriculum promote enjoyment and enthusiasm for learning through practical activity, exploration and discussion; encourage a positive and confident …

English

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for English, and it is our aim that in English our pupils can: read easily, fluently and with good understanding develop the habit of reading widely and often, for both pleasure and information acquire a wide vocabulary, an understanding of grammar and knowledge …

Science

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Science, and it is our aim that in Science our pupils: 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 …

History

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for History, and it is our aim that in History our pupils:- know and understand British history as a sequence of time periods from the earliest times to the present day: how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced …

D & T

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Design Technology, and it is our aim that in Design Technology our pupils: develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, …

PE

             At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Physical Education, and it is our aim that in PE our pupils: will develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities are physically active for sustained periods of time engage in competitive sports and activities lead healthy, active …

Art

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Art and Design, and it is our aim that in Art our pupils: produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques evaluate and analyse creative works using …

RE

 At Panshanger Primary School we follow the Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus of Religion, and it is our aim that, in RE, our pupils develop knowledge and understanding of sources of wisdom and their impact whilst exploring personal and critical responses. Sources of wisdom and their impact know, understand and explore the significance and impact of sacred …

Music

The music curriculum at Panshanger is delivered by a specialist music teacher. We follow the National Curriculum Programme of study for Music. It is our aim that our pupils will: perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions learn to sing and to use their voices create …

MFL

Learning a foreign language provides a valuable educational, social and cultural experience for pupils, and prepares them to participate in a rapidly changing world in which work and other activities are increasingly carried out in languages other than English. At Panshanger Primary School the curriculum is based on the statutory guidelines for KS2, as outlined …

Geography

Aims Develop contextual knowledge of the location of globally significant places – both terrestrial and marine – including their significant physical and human characteristics Understand the processes that give rise to key physical and human geographical features of the world, how these are interdependent and how they bring about special variation and change over time …

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE)

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the Programme of Study developed by the PSHE Association. (October 2014). 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: Healthy lifestyles and well being what is meant by a …

Computing

Create Select and use a range of digital applications purposefully on different digital devices to create, organise, manipulate, store, retrieve, review and present varied digital content (word-based, still and moving image, animation, sound etc.) for specific purposes. Combine digital materials from different sources to create digital content to achieve given goals. Digital Research Become discerning, safe …

Early Years

At Panshanger Primary school we value the achievement of an individual child as well as the cohort. The EYFS assessment is based on consideration of their attainment and progress. Attainment can be evaluated in relation to ‘typical development age bands’ as described in DfE Early Years Outcomes. This document supports ongoing assessment of pupils in …