curriculum aims to help pupils to acquire knowledge and skills
and develop positive attitudes in preparation for future
learning, a fulfilling adult life and employment. It is designed
to provide progression and continuity. Lessons are structured in
such a way as to give a balance of learning opportunities in a
wide range of subjects and in aspects such as Personal, Social,
Cultural and Health Education.
subjects taught are English, Mathematics, Science, Computing,
History, Geography, Art and Design, Music, P.E., Languages and
Design Technology. Religious Education is taught in line with
the West Sussex Agreed Syllabus. The school has always given
English and Mathematics a high priority and the importance of
these subjects is emphasised in cross curricular work.
carefully structured but flexible approach to the child’s
individual needs will be established by means of small group
work, individual, and whole class teaching as appropriate to the
task and ability of the child.
is an element of the curriculum and is set for all children. For
guidance on what is expected from the school and parents of each
age group, please refer to the Homework Policy. We believe it is
absolutely vital that you are able to support your child in this
work as it helps to establish the partnership between home and
school and it reinforces the fact that the learning process is
continuous. You are, after all, the first and most effective
teacher of your child.
school’s Teaching and Learning Policy details the key principles
behind the school’s approach to teaching and learning and a copy
of the policy is made available to all new parents