Curriculum Overview

At Bickley, the curriculum is designed to enable children to develop the skills and gain the knowledge and understanding needed to become enthusiastic and successful learners.

The curriculum is broad and balanced and includes the following subjects:

 

Art and Design Technology (DT)

Computing

English

Geography

History

Mathematics

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

Music

Physical Education (PE)

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE)

Well-Being

Religious Education (RE)

Science

 

Staff work hard at Bickley to make sure that the curriculum:

  • Is engaging / fun / interesting
  • Is relevant for children growing up in the 2020s and beyond
  • Develops key learning skills (see below)
  • Challenges thinking and promotes questions
  • Includes real and purposeful contexts for learning
  • Gives children opportunities to follow their own lines of enquiry

 

The curriculum is underpinned by opportunities to develop the key learning skills of

  • Resilience
  • Independence
  • Collaboration
  • Reflection
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Curiosity and investigation

 

Outdoor Learning and Caring for the Environment - both at school, locally and globally - are key features of every topic, and we are developing a team of school Eco Warriors to lead on this

 

National Curriculum Subject Programmes of Study

Click on the links below to see an outline of the curriculum taught in each year group.

See https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum for more information on the National Curriculum