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.

Subjects

English

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

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Maths

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

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Science

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

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Arts

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

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Computing

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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Geography

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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History

In the learning of History we develop an awareness of evidence & chronology and a knowledge of events and people from the pas.

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Languages

Our aim is to give the children a basic vocabulary, and the ability to communicate in simple French on a range of topics.

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Music

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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PE

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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PSHE and Citizenship

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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