Key Stage 1 - Years 1 & 2
As children transition from Early Years into Key Stage One (KS1) their learning adventure continues. We continue to build upon the characteristics of effective learning and the children’s eagerness to be independent in their own learning.
In Key Stage 1, our primary aim is that pupils are able to confidently read, write and use mathematical knowledge, ideas and operations so they are well prepared for the demands of their future learning.
Children’s days are a carefully planned blend of teacher led sessions, small group work, independent practice tasks and time for children to demonstrate and deepen their learning by choosing how to access a range of opportunities both inside and outside.
Our KS1 classrooms are dynamic, well-resourced learning spaces. They share a large outside area which children are able to access throughout the day. Children have opportunities to; experiment with scientific concepts, engage with computing, make artwork, experience the natural world, design and create structures and models, explore scenarios through role play and learn how to cook simple recipes. Resources to support and extend the children’s reading, writing and mathematical concepts are always available to use.
We follow the National Curriculum and all KS1 Programme of Study Objectives in each subject are covered across Years 1 and 2.
Key Performance Indicators
You can find Key Performance Indicators for reading, writing and maths in Y1-6 here.
This booklet outlines the key performance indicators (KPIs) in each of the areas of reading, writing and mathematics. For pupils to have achieved the expected standard for their year group in a subject, they will have demonstrated that they have achieved all of the KPIs consistently and confidently. Evidence of achieving these KPIs will be through a variety of methods including written work, observations, discussion, performance and testing.
The Key Performance Indicators do not represent every aspect of the National Curriculum, rather they are the key indicators against which we assess pupils’ achievement and outcomes at the end of each curriculum year.
Please find below information regarding the curriculum for each year group in Years 1&2, our curriculum map and our termly curriculum overviews
Year 1 - Ash & Oak Classes
Year 1 Curriculum Map 2020 - 21 (coming soon)
Year 2 - Beech & Rowan Classes
Year 2 Curriculum Map 2020 - 21 (coming soon)