Our Curriculum

Promoting intellectual, personal, social and physical development. Our curriculum, ensure that all children, no matter their background or ability, receive an excellent education in an exciting and purposeful way – cross-curricular links are exploited to make learning interesting and meaningful. The curriculum is enhanced through visits, visitors and special events throughout the year.

Academy

Curriculum Approach

Our Approach Co-op Academy Friarswood strives to provide children with a rich and broad curriculum within which all pupils can learn and achieve their best. We deliver the National Curriculum…

English

At Co-operative Academy Friarswood, English underpins the curriculum; the ability to read, write and to communicate well enables all other areas of the curriculum to become accessible. We aim to…

Mathematics

The National Framework for Mathematics has been introduced into the school to enable teachers to provide pupils with a firm foundation in mathematics and set targets for raising standards in…

Computing

Computing encompasses two main areas: –     Preparing our children to be competent, safe users of a range of digital equipment (computers, photographic and recording equipment, tablets, mobile phones etc). –     Developing our…

Science

Science is an exciting active part of the curriculum. All lessons aim to have skills developed by using enquiry methods. What if andWhy are important starting points to lessons. Science has three key…

Art

The Art curriculum offers children the opportunity to develop their understanding and use of a variety of media and processes in order to record, communicate and express their own ideas…

Design and Technology

Design and Technology draws from and contributes to all other areas of the curriculum and is essentially practical. Pupils learn to work with a variety of materials to create high…

Geography

Children have a natural interest in the world around them and this curiosity is used to develop their knowledge and understanding of not only their locality but of contrasting localities…

History

History is a very powerful subject in our curriculum as it sparks curiosity of the past in Britain and the wider world. Children find out about past lives and societies…

Personal, Social and Health Education

Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) is a highly valued subject within the school. It holds a precious place within the schools ethos and is a subject that is delivered…

Modern Foreign Languages

French is taught to children from Year 3 onwards we use an interactive teaching programme to assist in the delivery of French lessons and also have a visiting French teacher…

Music

Music is taught to each class by their class teacher. Music lessons allow children to listen to a range of music thus developing their music appreciation skills, to sing a…

Physical Education

Children in our Nursery and Reception classes have a mix of Physical Development through timetabled lessons and provision within their learning environment. All pupils in KS1 and KS2 have two…

Religious Education

RE is about helping children to understand how people with different beliefs make sense of life, and to have confidence to think through big questions for themselves. We find out…

Sex and Relationship Education

Discreet units of sex and relationship education are taught to Years 5 and 6 building upon the earlier PSHE programme which deals with friendship, conflicts and family life. Issues and…

Early Years Provision

Our Approach At Co-op Academy Friarswood, our aim is to provide a warm, happy, caring atmosphere where your child feels safe and can develop a positive attitude towards learning throughout…

Learning at Home

Reading and Maths Oxford Owl is a FREE website built to support you with your child’s learning. To help you along the way, you’ll find age-specific reading and maths tips and…