At Falla Park Community Primary School we teach a creative and engaging curriculum. We have identified 4 school drivers that are fundamental to our school vision and ethos. The school drivers are embedded throughout our curriculum.
School Driver 1 – First Hand Experiences
- Using the local area
- Visits and visitors
- Practical experiences
- Trying new things
School Driver 2 – Social Development
- Staying safe
- Relationships/working with others
- Developing independence
- Choices and consequences – morals
School Driver 3 – Diversity
- Cultural awareness
- Global awareness – what’s in the news?
- Rights Respecting
- Challenging stereotypes
School Drive 4 – Aiming High
- Careers and aspirations
- Challenging stereotypes
- Setting targets and achieving goals
- Developing resilience
In Nursery and Reception we follow the Early Years curriculum. This is divided into 3 prime areas of learning and 4 specific areas of learning. Click on the link below for more information about Early Years.
Key Stage 1 and 2
In Key Stages 1 and 2 we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of Study for the subjects (click on the subject to learn more):
In addition to the National Curriculum we follow the Gateshead Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. We have developed our own scheme of work for Personal, Social, Health Education and Citizenship devised using the National Curriculum non-statutory guidance.
Long Term Curriculum Planning
Much of our teaching and learning takes place within a topic based curriculum which has one main subject as the driver for the topic.
The Long Term Curriculum Planning maps out the topics and subject driver for each year group, each term.
Click on the links below to view our Long Term Curriculum Planning.
Find out what we have been learning about and look at some of our work in the Our Classes section of our website.
End of Year Expectations Booklet
End of Year Expectations for Year 1
End of Year Expectations for Year 2
End of Year Expectations for Year 3
End of Year Expectations for Year 4
End of Year Expectations for Year 5
End of Year Expectations for Year 6
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
At Falla Park Primary School, we seek to promote a safe, caring, secure and positive environment, in which all children are happy, can develop and grow, to ensure effective learning takes place.
All pupils have the right to a high quality education and as such we are committed to offering an inclusive curriculum tailored to individual needs to ensure the best possible progress for all pupils. All our pupils follow the National Curriculum, working at a level and pace that is appropriate to their abilities. Teaching in all classes is tailored to meet the individual needs of the pupils providing them with enriching, engaging learning opportunities.
We do this by ensuring;
- A range of teaching and learning styles
- All work is differentiated appropriately
- Access to ICT where required
- Additional adult support in class
- Interventions – additional support out of class
- Broad and balanced curriculum, including the children’s interests and experiences
- Access to the school’s counsellor
- Following specific advice from outside agencies e.g. Speech and Language, Educational Psychology, etc.
If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.
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