Curriculum and testing
For information on testing at KS1 click here
For information on testing at KS2 click here
English, Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (EGPS)
In line with the requirements of the new National Curriculum, we have increased the emphasis placed upon the teaching of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, during our English lessons. Each child in the school receives regular lessons focusing upon these topics. Our EGPS expectation posters show the age related learning expected for each year group. Click on the link to see the posters: EGPS posters
Listed here are some of the links to websites we like to use.
Click the icon to see the login screen and enter Educationcity to play the games. The children can login with their own username and password.
This is an interactive online website to help children learn the Year 3/4 and the Year 5/6 spellings
Email BBC newsround
BBC Schools - Ages 4-11
Excellent set of resources to support all learning in the classroom
A selection of on-line activities for all areas of the curriculum.
Primary School Homework help
There is a comprehensive set of links to web-sites with interactive games and teaching tools.
Lots of teaching tools for the interactive whiteboard.
This literacy page is described as for Key Stage 2, but has activities suitable for lower primary ( see sticky letters)
Good website to search for images to use in the classroom.
BBC class clips
The BBC has collated a set of short videos to support the teaching of a wide range of topics
A website to draw cartoons and write speech bubbles.
Unit 3a - Teeth and Eating
Unit 3b - Helping Plants Grow Well
Unit 3c - Characteristics of Materials
Unit 3d - Rocks and Soils
Unit 3e - Magnets and Springs
Unit 3f - Lights and Shadows
Unit 4a - Moving and Growing
Unit 4b - Habitats
Unit 4c - Keeping Warm
Unit 4d - Solids, Liquids, and how they can be separated
Unit 4e - Friction
Unit 4f - Circuits and Conductors
Unit 5a - Keeping Healthy
Unit 5b - Life Cycles
Unit 5c - Gases Around Us
Unit 5d - Changing State
Unit 5e - Earth, Sun and Moon
Unit 5f - Changing Sound
Unit 6a - Interdependence and Adaptation
Unit 6b - Micro-organisms
Unit 6c - More About Dissolving
Unit 6d - Reversible and irreversible changes
Unit 6e - Forces in action
Unit 6f - How we see things
Unit 1. How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 2. What were homes like a long time ago?
Unit 3. What were seaside holidays like in the past?
Unit 4. Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?
Unit 5. How do we know about the Great Fire of London?
Unit 6a. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? A Roman case study
Unit 6b. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? An Anglo-Saxon case study
Unit 6c. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? A Viking case study
Unit 7. Why did Henry VIII marry six times?
Unit 8. What were the differences between the lives of rich and poor people in Tudor times?
Unit 9. What was it like for children in the Second World War?
Unit 10. What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?
Unit 11. What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain?
Unit 12. How did life change in our locality in Victorian times?
Unit 13. How has life in Britain changed since 1948?
Unit 14. Who were the ancient Greeks?
Unit 15. How do we use ancient Greek ideas today?
Unit 16. How can we find out about the Indus Valley civilisation?
Unit 17. What are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
Unit 18. What was it like to live here in the past?
Unit 19. What were the effects of Tudor exploration?
Unit 20. What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?
Unit 1: Around or school - the local area
Unit 2: How can we make our local area safer?
Unit 3: An island home
Unit 4: Going to the seaside
Unit 5: Where in the world is Barnaby Bear?
Unit 6: Investigating our local area
Unit 7: Weather around the world
Unit 8: Improving the environment
Unit 9: Village settlers
Unit 10: A village in India
Unit 11: Water
Unit 12: Should the high street be closed to traffic?
Unit 13: A contrasting UK locality: Llandudno
Unit 14: Investigating rivers
Unit 15: The mountain environment
Unit 16: What’s in the news?
Unit 17: Global eye
Unit 18: Connecting ourselves to the world
Unit 19: How and where do we spend our time?
Unit 20: Local traffic – an environmental issue
Unit 21: How can we improve the area we can see from our window?
Unit 22: A contrasting locality overseas – Tocuaro
Unit 23: Investigating coasts
Unit 1: Je parle français!
Unit 2: Je me presente
Unit 3: En famille
Unit 4: Les Animaux
Unit 5: Quelle heure est il? (Part 1)
Unit 7: Quelle heure est il? (Part 2)
Unit 8: Qu’est-ce que tu veux?
Unit 9: Les sports
Unit 10: Les vetements