Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Termly Overviews The Curriculum Termly Overviews provide valuable information to parents about the topics being taught this allows you to see how links are made throughout the curriculum and can give the opportunity for any additional research or learning opportunies to be given at home.   Curriculum Maps The curriculum map gives a broad …

Maths

At Giles Junior, we take a practical approach to develop the children’s understanding of mathematical concepts by ensuring lessons involve the use of concrete apparatus, pictorial representations and then abstract ideas.  We believe embedding an understanding of these concepts is crucial in providing children with secure foundations they can then build on. Our aim is …

English

Writing In our school, we offer children many opportunities to write both in English and other areas of the curriculum.  Our expectations are that children will produce at least one paragraph of writing in 75% of weekly English lessons. Teachers carefully choose inspiring and challenging texts for children to read and ‘magpie’ ideas from. We …

Computing

Giles Junior School is committed to teaching a computing curriculum which provides both purpose and enjoyment.  At the start of each term, we teach the children about the importance of eSafety and also provide workshops to support the parents with this.

SEND

Every teacher is a teacher of every child, including those with Special Educational Needs (SEN).   We celebrate our achievements, gifts and cultural diversity, irrespective of individual differences within the protected categories of the Equality Act 2010. The person responsible for overseeing and co-ordinating the provision for children with SEN is Andrea Chappell – Assistant Headteacher, …

PE & Sports

Giles Junior offers a varied curriculum in Sports.  By providing pupils with an abundance of skills needed for a wide range of individual and team sports children are learning the value of team work, commitment to a sport in addition to keeping themselves fit and healthy. We are fortunate to have a dedicated professional in …