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Curriculum


CURRICULUM

Here at Oakdale Junior School we provide a creative curriculum.  With the new National Curriculum introduced by the Government last year (2014-2015), we worked hard to referesh our school approach and provision for pupils.  As part of this, we decided to implement the new Cornerstones Curriculum, a nationally recognised approach for delivering outstanding learning opportunities for children.

Children will progress through four stages of learning in each IPL - Engage, Develop, Innovate and Express.  Click here to learn more about the Cornerstones Learning Philosophy.

  • Oakdale Junior School aims to deliver a balanced and broad curriculum.

  • The statutory requirements of the National Curriculum and Religious Education are met.

  • The curriculum will promote all pupils’ intellectual, physical, personal, emotional and social development.

  • Oakdale Junior School will prepare its pupils for the next stage in education.

  • Equality of access and opportunity for pupils to make progress is maintained.

  • Pupils with additional educational needs are educated in accordance with the Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND) Code of Practice and the More Able Pupils Policy.

  • Pupils for whom English is an additional language can receive additional support from staff specially trained for their particular needs so that they can access the National Curriculum.

  • The curriculum at Oakdale Junior School is planned carefully, providing continuity and progression of learning from Year 3 to Year 6.

  • Systems for assessing and recording pupils’ attainment are in place and assessment information is used to inform future curriculum planning.

  • Should you have any concerns about your child’s learning please contact the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

CURRICULUM MAPS

Please click on the documents below to view the whole school topic overview, and individual Curriculum Maps for each year group.