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Hawes Primary School Follows the National Curriculum set by the Department for Education.

  • Across the school and across the curriculum we aim to be inclusive and to meet the needs of all of our pupils
  • Every individual is entitled to a broad, balanced, relevant, coherent, progressive and differentiated curriculum
  • Equality of access and equality of opportunity underpins the provision for all regardless of disability, gender, race and cultural background

You can access the new curriculum here: National Curriculum 2014 


Curriculum Plan

Calculations Policy

New Curriculum Long Term Plan

Curriculum Overview for Class 3 - Year A

Curriculum Overview for Class 3 - Year B 

Curriculum Overview for Class 4- Year A and B


Hawes School delivers three stages:


Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) (Nursery and Reception children - Class 1)

There is a statutory framework for EYFS. You can access it here: EYFS Statutory Framework 2012

The Nursery and Reception Curriculum follows the EYFS Statutory Framework


Prime Areas Specific Areas
Communication and Language Literacy
Physical Development Mathematics
Personal, Social and Emotional Development Understanding the World
  Expressive Arts and Design


We plan exciting learning opportunities for our youngest children both indoors and outdoors. Learning is often child led and through play. Sometimes learning is more adult focussed and everybody works together e.g. in learning a song. 

Phonics, reading, writing and maths are generally taught in small groups with children of similar ability working together.

We greatly value the good relationships we have with parents and carers. It is our aim for children to settle in and feel secure as soon as possible.

Key Stage 1 (KS1) (Year 1 and 2 children)

The curriculum in Key Stage 1 balances activity-based, cross-curricular and more adult guided learning. 

At the start of each term children will bring home a plan charting the topics that will be taught in each area of the curriculum and how these integrate. 

The core subjects are Mathematics, English (Literacy) and Science. Additionally Music, ICT, History, Geography, Design and Technology, Art and Design, Religious Education Personal Social and Health Education are taught.

Key Stage 2 (KS2) (Years 3,4,5 and 6 children)

Teaching of all KS1 subjects continues in Key Stage 2 with the addition of Modern Languages (French)

Again at the start of each term children will bring home a plan charting the topics that will be taught in each area of the curriculum and how these integrate.


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