What do we teach at Orchard?

The skills based curriculum ensures that all pupils at Orchard are provided with a clear progression of opportunity to engage with, and be part of, a rich, varied and comprehensive curriculum that reflects the interests of the school, its staff, pupils, parents and the wider national and global communities. Although literacy and mathematics are planned for discreetly in weekly plans many topic areas are relevant in these lessons, particularly through the choice of texts and writing outcomes in literacy.

The core subjects are

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Science

The Foundation Subjects are

  • ICT
  • PE
  • Music
  • Humanities
  • RE
  • Design Technology
  • Creative  Arts

Click on a year group below to see the themes taught each term:

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6