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Our Curriculum

What is the Primary National Curriculum?
The national curriculum is a set of subjects and standards used by primary and secondary schools so children learn the same things. It covers what subjects are taught and the standards children should reach in each subject.
Please click on the subjects below for more details.

Art and Design

At Broom Barns Primary School, we value Art because of its contribution to the development of the whole child emotionally, intellectually and socially.  It creates in children a sense of purpose and enjoyment, allowing children to be creative and imaginative.  

Computing

At Broom Barns Primary School we recognise that Computing is an essential tool for learning and the key for raising standards in all areas of the curriculum, with a major focus on English and Mathematics.  The use of computers and technology motivates pupils with their learning and enables them to make good progress across subject …

Design and Technology (DT)

At Broom Barns Primary School we believe that a high-quality Design and Technology curriculum is important because it encourages pupils to learn to think and intervene creatively to solve problems both as individuals and as members of a team.  Children develop technical understanding and making skills, learn about design methods and investigate their environment and …

Drama

At Broom Barns, we recognise the importance of drama being implemented throughout our curriculum. Drama is a great way for children to collaboratively express and widen their vocabulary, whilst building self-confidence within a supportive environment. Drama can be used a tool to challenge all children, whilst helping to secure learning. Aspects of drama such as …

English and Phonics

‘Teachers are the guardians of beautifully used language. Through reading, performing, writing and speaking with clarity and power, through introducing children to literature, we are passing on the truth and power of words.’  – Pie Corbett At Broom Barns Primary School, we are passionate about making every pupil a fluent reader and writer. We understand that if …

Equality

At Broom Barns we treat each other with respect. We are a safe, happy and supportive school community, where everyone can enjoy learning to achieve their goals. Broom Barns School is committed to providing equality of opportunities to all. We are proud to be an inclusive school that supports all children and adults. The Equality …

Geography

At Broom Barns Primary School, we believe that a geography education will inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. We strive to equip pupils with knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with …

History

At Broom Barns Primary School we believe a high quality history education will inspire in pupils a sense of curiosity and fascination about people in the past and give them a greater understanding of historical events in both Britain and the wider world. We have carefully designed our History curriculum so that children gain this …

Maths

At Broom Barns, our maths curriculum has been designed with the intention to develop the children’s interest and love for mathematics and to inspire and instil a thirst for knowledge. We aim to develop lively, enquiring minds encouraging pupils to become self-motivated, confident and capable in order to solve problems that will become an integral …

Modern Foreign Language (MFL)

At Broom Barns, we believe that children really enjoy learning to speak another language and that the earlier a child is exposed to a foreign language, the faster the language in question is acquired as children tend to be less self-conscious about speaking aloud at this stage of their development. Our Key Stage 2 pupils …

Music

A high-quality Music education will engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, so increasing their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement in all areas of their learning and making music part of their every day life. Wider Opportunities (WO) is a whole class project which gives all …

Personal, Social, Health, Relationship Education / Personal Development

We believe that personal development is a key building block for success and a fundamental part in a child’s development. The intent of our Personal Development curriculum is for it to be accessible to all and for it to maximise the outcomes for every child so that they know more, remember more and understand more. We want …

Physical Education (P.E.)

At Broom Barns, we recognise that taking part in regular physical activity contributes to maintaining a healthy body.  We hope that this will lead to the development of a lifelong commitment to being physically active. Intent It is our intent at Broom Barns School to teach pupils the skills that will positively impact on their …

Religious Education (R.E.)

At Broom Barns Primary School, we value and celebrate the many different religions worshipped in our community and feel extremely fortunate to have such diversity within our own school.  We aim to provide children with the knowledge and understanding they need about a wide range of religions in order to promote respect and tolerance of …

Science

At Broom Barns School, we want our children to have a passion for science and understand the impact it has on our daily lives. We want them to constantly be asking questions, both ‘big’ and ‘small’, as they seek to better understand the world they live in and the fundamental scientific laws that govern it, from gravity, …

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

At Broom Barns, we enable all our children to think differently, aim high and achieve, we are committed to providing equal and high quality learning opportunities for all children regardless of their age, ability, aptitude and special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND). We value all children as individuals with their own unique qualities to …