South Ossett Infants’ Academy Curriculum

Our innovative and inclusive curriculum is tailored to meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of all our children. Creative and purposeful hands on activities strengthen pupils basic  skills and motivate them to do their best. Lessons buzz with excitement and our children take pride in showing the teachers and grown ups what they have accomplished.

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We follow the new Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum which has Prime and specific areas. Prime areas being:

Personal Social and Emotional Development

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  • Making Relationships
  • Self Confidence and Self Awareness
  • Managing Feelings and Behaviour

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Physical Development

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  • Moving and Handling
  • Health and Safe Care

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Communication and Language Development

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  • Listening and Attention
  • Understanding
  • Speaking

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We believe it is essential for the prime areas to be fully developed before the children can begin to develop in the specific areas of:

Literacy Development

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  • Reading
  • Writing

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Mathematical Development

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  • Numbers
  • Space Shape and Measures

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Understanding of the World

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  • People and Communities
  • The World
  • Technology

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Expressive Arts and Design

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  • Exploring and using media and materials
  • Being Imaginative

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These areas are built upon when the children start their learning journey in Key Stage One through a rolling programme of projects. The curriculum we offer covers the following areas:

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Literacy Development

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  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

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Mathematical Development

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  • Numbers and the Number System
  • Number Operations and Calculations
  • Measures
  • Geometry
  • Statistics

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Knowledge and Understanding

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  • History
  • Geography
  • Citizenship
  • ICT
  • Science
  • Technology
  • RE

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PSHE

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  • Physical Development
  • Creative Development
  • Music
  • Art and Design
  • Dance
  • Drama

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