Our Curriculum


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At St. Augustine's Academy we offer our pupils a broad and balanced curriculum through which we aim to inspire and motivate our pupils.

Our Curriculum is designed to be progressive so that children build upon the knowledge and skills they have learnt in previous years; the content and themes are carefully chosen to relate to pupils' ages, interests and needs.

  

Early Years Foundation Stage

Our youngest pupils in Reception class, follow the Early Years Curriculum which can be accessed following this link - 2017 EYFS Statutory Framework.  The curriculum is divided into 7 main areas:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematical Development
  • Expressive Arts and Design
  • Understanding the World

Pupils are taught through a creative, thematic approach and are encouraged to participate in their learning by offering suggestions for themes and activities.  They have free-flow access to a bespoke, well resourced, outside learning area and they are encouraged to participate in a range of adult-directed and independent learning activities.

  

Key Stages 1 and 2

Pupils in Years 1 - 6 learn through a Curriculum that was inspired by the International Primary Curriculum but which also fulfills the requirements of the 2014 National Curriculum.

Please follow the links below to access further details:

 

2014 National Curriculum

International Primary Curriculum

 

The subjects covered in our curriculum include: 

  • Core Subjects - English, Mathematics and Science
  • Foundation Subjects – Art and Design, Computing, Design and Technology, Foreign Languages (KS2), Geography, History, Music and Physical Education

In addition, PSHCE and SEAL are taught throughout the school and for Religious Education (RE) the Bedfordshire scheme is followed.

The school also runs a programme called SELF which promotes pupils' Self-esteem, Self-control, Self-awareness, Self-motivation and Self-sufficiency.