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Subjects

Subject Overview

Core subjects of Maths and English are taught throughout the school every day and are based on the ‘National Curriculum 2014’ aimed at offering children rigour and challenge in attaining new ‘age related’ expectations. Science teaching follows the National Curriculum requirements and includes topic based work and discrete study. The RE curriculum is based upon the Hertfordshire …

Mathematics

The school uses the comprehensive list of objectives from the National Curriculum 2014 to plan and deliver lessons, with an emphasis on using and applying maths in everyday life. Effective maths lessons are well-paced, engaging and active. Teachers monitor and evaluate children’s progress rigorously to ensure each child reaches their individual potential. Our goal is …

English

We want all children to have the skills necessary to be excellent writers. Attention is paid to developing grammar, spelling and punctuation through the delivery of well-planned, rigorously monitored lessons. These always incorporate both modelled and shared writing to demonstrate to the children the thought processes and skills necessary to be an effective writer. Extended …

Science

Science is taught as a subject and through cross-curricular topics. The National Curriculum forms the framework for our science programme and children learn through a range of knowledge based and practical activities. Science at Field Junior School is about investigating, and as such, we create opportunities to learn by ‘doing’ and observing science in action. …

Computing

We have a well equipped computer suite with networked PCs and an interactive whiteboard. All classrooms are networked and have  wi-fi, Smartboards and a linked sound system – valuable teaching and learning tools. IPads have many applications and offer opportunities for individual/small group learning. The children have opportunities for regular computer access and our schemes …

Physical Education

Key Stage 2 School Games This year we have a full programme of sporting activity including intra-school competitions, tournaments with our family of schools and a whole school dance week.                                                    …

Cross Curricular

A range of foundation subjects are taught through cross curricular topic based work. Teachers plan the school year for each year group to ensure that a broad and balanced curriculum is achieved, incorporating arts, science and humanities subjects and utilising the skills learnt within the English and Maths core curriculum subjects. Details of what children …