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St Peter's CE Primary School Curriculum

Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

In Nursery the children are taught using the Development Matters document.

In Reception the children will continue to be taught using the Development Matters document. They will then move on to the Early Learning Goals which they will be assessed against at the end of the year.

National Curriculum







Foundation Subjects

To provide a curriculum that: provides children with the opportunity to explore and understand the local, national and international contexts that affect their lives and contribute to the community in which they live. To provide a relevant curriculum which: reflects the children's interests, provides opportunities for choice and empowers the learner.
To provide a curriculum which is process based: creating opportunities for children to explore, investigate, create, reflect, review, adapt and develop their ideas to enable them to become life- long learners. To provide a curriculum that: enables children to make connections, explore relationships, identify patterns, to develop and apply their skills and to acquire relevant knowledge.
To provide a curriculum that: recognises and develops self- belief, self-confidence and self-esteem enabling children to understand themselves and their role in society. To provide a challenging curriculum that: inspires all, stimulates curiosity and imagination, reflects the richness of cultural diversity and provides learners with memorable experiences.

Where possible, links are made to create a whole topic based unit. 

PSHE is taught through the SEALs resources.
Link: www.pshe-association.org.uk 

RE is taught using the Blackburn Diocese Curriculum. This teaches children the key Christian values as well as popular bible stories, religious festivals, the church and the important beliefs of Christians. It is also important to introduce and teach pupils the other major religions including their beliefs, teachings, practices and effects. These religions include Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism and Judaism.


To be reviewed September 2016

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