The Bythams SchoolOur Curriculum

At The Bythams we have adopted a Learning Challenge Curriculum where children’s learning is creative and cross-curricular.

Our pupils learn, practice, combine, develop and refine a wide range of skills in their work across the National Curriculum. Some of these skills are subject specific and some are common to several subjects.

Growth Mindset

Bythams Primary School is a Growth Mindset school.



Establishing high standards of pupil achievement in English is a priority at The Bythams.

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Maths is a key life skill and we stress the importance of applying mathematical skills and the acquisition of knowledge.

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We provide challenging and engaging opportunities to question and investigate the wonders of the world around us.

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We believe that art leads to the stimulation of children’s creativity, curiosity, imagination and self-confidence.

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Children are taught ICT skills as a tool to support and further their own learning in all curriculum areas.

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Design & Technology

Our aim in Technology is to equip children with essential practical skills using a variety of materials.

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Pupils investigate a variety of people, places and environments in the UK and abroad, and make links between different places in the world.

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Studying History provides pupils with a context from which to understand themselves and others.

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It is our intent to provide all of our children with a high-quality education in Modern Foreign Languages.

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Our main aim is that our children derive enjoyment and satisfaction from listening, appraising and making music.

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Forest Schools

Forest School is an innovative, practical approach to outdoor learning where children learn about the unique environment around them.

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Pupils are encouraged and given the opportunity to participate to the best of their ability in a wide variety of sports, games and physical activities.

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We take a whole school approach based on the requirements of the National Curriculum, alongside relevant issues that arise.

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Religious Education (RE)

RE plays an important role in promoting the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the children.

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SMSC and British Values

All children are taught the values of tolerance; respect; personal identity; law and democracy, and their place within today's society.

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