Curriculum

Creative Curriculum

At St Giles C of E Primary, we believe that we offer our children much more than the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum. Our philosophy is that children learn through enjoyment and engagement – success through work and play. As a result, we have developed a blocked approach to the curriculum, where individual subject …

Curriculum Overview

In this section you will be able to see our curriculum offer for the children. Everything we do is based upon what is best for our children at St. Giles’. We aim to provide an enjoyable and stimulating learning environment that enables children to learn and progress to the best of their ability. Most importantly, …

English

  At St Giles’ we aim to inspire the children with the necessary skills to become effective communicators, a love of literature and a passion for writing. It is our aim that by the time they leave St Giles’ pupils will be able to: read easily, fluently and with good understanding develop the habit of …

EYFS

Growth Mindset

At St Giles’ C of E Primary School, we are very interested in the research around developing children’s learning. As part of our research, we have been looking at the work of Martin Covington who studied the link between failure and self-worth. He suggested that the way people see themselves and the how they perceive …

Maths

At St Giles’, we have adopted the maths mastery approach.  Each year group moves through topics at broadly the same pace.  We do not move to the next stage until children demonstrate that they have an understanding of mathematical concepts.  It promotes multiple methods of solving problems.  Differentiation allows advanced learners to be challenged with rich …

RE

At St Giles’ our children are nurtured through the teachings and values of Christianity, and respectful of other faiths. As with all state schools we are required to make provision for a daily act of collective worship and must teach religious education to pupils at every key stage.   A high quality religious education (RE) …

Science

The school teaches Science through a two year rolling programme of topics. The scheme of work is planned around the topics in the National Curriculum. Emphasis in this subject is not solely on knowledge, but the development of curiosity which encourages children to ask questions and make predictions, ways children solve problems and investigate scientifically, …