Our Curriculum

Our Broad and Balanced Curriculum is designed to:

  • be learner centred and always have in mind the experience of the learners
  • develop metacognitive thinkers who can celebrate their successes and learn from their mistakes
  • be inclusive and build on prior knowledge and interests
  • be purposeful and child led
  • support the acquisition of a rich language and subject specific vocabulary
  • support reading for pleasure and use high quality text
  • support the application of mathematical knowledge and problem solving skills
  • encourage questions as much as it seeks answers
  • be adaptable, current, dynamic and responsive
  • fill the gaps in individuals’ knowledge, understanding and skills
  • develop skills and the acquisition of knowledge through a wide range of curricular and extracurricular experiences making effective use of visitors and visits
  • allow the adults to share their noble passions
  • open doors and be outward looking
  • maximise the use of spaces in and out of the classroom
  • use new technologies in creative ways
  • create opportunities for home learning
  • create opportunities for parent and community involvement
  • have a WOW factor and build happy memories
  • be underpinned by our school vision and values
  • develop self-esteem and self-actualisation

Our SMSC/PHSE/RSE Curriculum intent is to:

  • be underpinned by our Christian Core Values and school’s vision and values
  • be child centred
  • challenge and support children’s thinking whilst being playful
  • provide time for reflection
  • keep safeguarding at its heart
  • be realistic, current and relevant
  • support positive social norms
  • link this aspect of the curriculum to other whole school aspects of the curriculum
  • enrich the learning experiences through new technologies, assemblies, visits and visitors
  • promote British values
  • provide a learning environment which supports access to this aspect of the whole school curriculum
  • celebrate diversity and be inclusive using resources that are representative

There is lots of useful help and advice regarding the school curriculum here but please contact the school office on 01603720 402 or office@salhouse.norfolk.sch.uk if you have any enquires regarding the school’s curriculum.

The curriculum satisfies the following requirements if it is a balanced and broadly based curriculum which;

  • promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society, and
  • prepares pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.

Long Term and Termly Curriculum Plans 2019-20

Whole School Coots Bitterns Kingfishers Grebes Herons
Spring 2020
Long Term Plan
Autumn 2019
Long Term Plan Plan Plan Plan Plan Plan

Past Long Term and Termly Curriculum Plans

Whole School Autumn Spring Summer
2018-19 Long term Plan Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring Summer
Long Term Plan

Government Documents for Parents

Structure of the National Curriculum

Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Age 5-7 7-11 11-14 14-16
Year groups 1-2 3-6 7-9 10-11
Core subjects
Foundation subjects
Art and design
Design and technology
Modern Foreign Languages
Physical education
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