Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

  Intent: Through our curriculum children become confident, resilient and independent learners, with a passion for learning and the ability to express their opinions and beliefs. Implementation: Skills are taught progressively across year groups leading to knowledge building over time. We provide learning with clear opportunities for speaking and listening. Impact: This is seen in the work produced and the …

Art and Design & Technology

Intent: Allowing children of all abilities to experiment with skills and materials to widen their knowledge and understanding of art and design. Implementation: Children have opportunities to present their sense of vision through observation, experimentation and illustration. Impact: The Art/DT curriculum has been designed to ensure that children get an immersive creative education. Art Art, …

Computing

Intent: We recognise that technology can allow pupils to share their learning in creative ways and provide accessibility opportunities. We are aware that the best prevention for a lot of issues we currently see with technology/social media is through education. Our knowledge rich curriculum is balanced with the opportunity for pupils to apply their knowledge …

English

Reading “A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.” – Unknown Intent; To offer a curriculum which helps children to not only become functionally literate, but to develop a love of reading which will serve them through their years in school and into adult life. To inspire them to read a range of …

French

Impact: Learning a language helps develop confidence and raise cultural understanding and deepens their curiosity about the world around them. Implementation: Lessons offering appropriate challenge ensures children learn effectively, continuously building their knowledge and enthusiasm. Impact: Children continuously build on their knowledge as previous language is recycled, revised, recalled and consolidated. Learning a foreign language …

Geography & History

Intent:  We ensure delivery of robust knowledge, confident enquiry skills, the ability to interpret a range of sources, collect and analyse data and to communicate findings in both written and oral form. Implementation: We provide pupils with an appreciation of our history and exploration through time with a clear understanding of their place within it. …

Handwriting Presentation

Intent: We believe that all pupils should be able to write confidently and clearly in order to communicate their knowledge, ideas and emotions and share their written work with others. To take pride in the presentation of their work in all subjects. Implementation: Skills are taught progressively across year groups: starting with correct letter formation …

Maths

Intent · To develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly. · To reason and problem solve by applying mathematics to a variety of increasingly complex problems. · To build upon children’s knowledge and understanding from EYFS to year 6 in the fundamentals of mathematics · To develop resilience that enables …

Music

Intent · At Benington, children will gain a firm understanding of what music is through listening, singing, playing, evaluating, analysing, and composing across a wide variety of historical periods, styles, traditions, and musical genres. · We are committed to developing a curiosity for the subject, as well as an understanding and acceptance of the validity …

Physical Education

Intent All Benington children will develop a range of physical skills and knowledge about tactics, attacking and defending in team activities All children to develop the skills to be good sports people who understand the rules of fair play and abide by them in individual and team situations in competitive play To instill a love …

Religious Education (RE)

Intent: To develop a deepening knowledge and understanding about a range of religious and non-religious worldviews so that pupils can: reflect on their own thoughts, feelings, experiences, ideas, values and beliefs with increasing discernment. Implementation: RE will enable pupils to develop their own sense of identity and belonging and promote respect for the right of …

RSHE & PSHE

  Intent: to help pupils to aspire to be the best they can be, to have dreams for their future and know what is required to reach them. Implementation: to meet the needs of all pupils with their diverse experiences – including those with special educational needs and disabilities. Impact: The pupils’ attitude, behaviour and …

Science

“The more I study science, the more I believe in God.” Einstein. Intent: It is our intent at Benington that children will develop a lifelong love of science. They will become curious and questioning about the world around them and will want to explore and test things out for themselves asking “Why? How? Where?”. They …