On this page, you will find the curricular overviews for each year group. A more detailed view of what's happening in each term can be seen in the class newsletters in the Class Pages.
We are firm believers in the Power of Reading and every year group's learning across the foundation subjects is closely linked to the text they are studying in their English lessons. The books are high-quality and regularly reviewed to ensure that they match with the needs and interests of the individual children. Our curriculum fully fulfils our duties outlined in the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Education Needs and Disability Regulations 2014. Take a look at the plans below to see the links being made.
If you have any further questions, or would like to find out more about our school curriculum, please speak to your child's class teacher, or contact us directly.
Reading at Home
KS2 Reading Banding
Long Term Plans 2022-23
The children are taught to read using a phonics scheme called 'Jolly Phonics'. This is a highly regarded scheme and has proven effective in structuring the teaching of phonics. Our Year 1 Phonics Screening Check results are consistently above national and local averages and we are proud of the phonics teaching we deliver, which gives all children the best opportunity to progress as early readers and to read for enjoyment.
If you would like to learn more about the scheme, or how to teach your child phonics, you might like to try the following websites:
At Foster's, this means that within each maths lesson, children will have opportunities to work on their mathematical:
- reasoning and
- problem solving.
Maths Booklet and How To Videos for Parents
We have put together a booklet and a selection of how to videos to help parents and carers understand the methods we use to teach addition, subtraction, division and multiplication in school. We hope that it is useful and that the printable resources at the back of the booklet is useful for working with your child at home.
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