Key Stage 1 Curriculum
Stage 1 - Years 1 & 2
ENGLISH: Starting with Key Stage 1, teachers will ensure that pupils learn the 'Four Main Elements': Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. All are integrated in class. Children are given the ability to speak confidently, as well as to listen to what others have to say. They are taught to read and write independently, encouraged to explore language more through their own experiences and imaginary worlds alike.
MATHS: Pupils are empowered with the knowledge of counting, reading, writing and the order of numbers to 100 plus. Development in 'Mental Calculation Skills' is introduced. Exciting practical exercises are conducted, methods and reasoning of problem solving shown, and where pupils begin to grasp basic mathematical language.
SCIENCE: When students enter Key Stages 1 science begins with observations, exploration and asking questions about subjects such as; living things, materials, and phenomena. They collect and evaluate evidence, linking it with simple scientific ideas, which assist in problem solving. An emphasis is placed on working together, sharing ideas, making comparisons in tests, along with comprehending drawings, charts and tables.