At Shelton Junior School, our curriculum is designed to enable children to reach their full potential by developing a love of learning; building positive relationships; and encouraging a desire to succeed. In short: Together, we learn, trust and succeed. Find out more about our aims and ethos
Our curriculum encompasses not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum, but goes beyond the experiences of the classroom to ensure that our children are exposed to the richest and most varied opportunities that we can provide. Reading and developing a rich and varied vocabulary underpin every aspect of our curriculum.
The curriculum at Shelton is further enhanced by our commitment to children’s well-being and a values-based education, including the Fundamental British Values and Protected Characteristics. Through these, we provide learning experiences which are the building blocks for our future collaborators, innovators, leaders and, more than anything else, young people who understand what it means to be human.
At Shelton Junior School, our POWER curriculum gives us the
- Power to achieve our dreams, and the
- Oracy skills needed to be successful.
- We are kind to each other and care for our school, community and planet.
- Everyone is equal and treated with respect.
- Reading for knowledge and pleasure gives us the POWER to succeed!
Our Shelton Superpowers underpin all aspects of school life as we seek to nurture these qualities in all children in our care:
- Perseverer – resilience
- Reflector – reflectiveness
- Investigator – curiosity
- Thinker – concentration
- Collaborator – collaboration
Children study the core subjects of reading, writing and maths during their morning sessions, with this work and knowledge often linking to their wider foundation subject learning during the afternoon.
Children learn the foundation subjects by studying 3 term-long topics each year with a history, science and geography focus to ensure that children obtain a broad range of knowledge and skills.
Our foundation subject curriculum knowledge content is split into a 2 year curriculum.
|Year 3 & 4||Year 5 & 6|
|Year A||Yearly Overview Y3 and Y4 A||Yearly Overview Y5 and Y6 A|
|Year B||Yearly Overview Y3 and Y4 B||Yearly Overview Y5 and Y6 B|
At Shelton, we follow the National Curriculum and children study the following subjects:
|Maths||Writing||Reading||Science||Art & Design|
|Computing||Design Technology||History||Geography||Modern Foreign Languages (French)|
|Music||PE||Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) & Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)||RE||Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development & Fundamental British Values (FBV)|
Following the disruption caused by the COVID pandemic, we are currently reviewing the content of each subject ready for the 2021-22 academic year. Full details will be published shortly.
- The National Curriculum
- Religious Education
- British Values
For further information about our POWER curriculum, please contact your child’s class teacher or contact the office and we’ll be happy to share further information.