St Chad's CE (VC)

St Chad's CE (VC)

Primary School

St Michael Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6SN

office@st-chads-lichfield.staffs.sch.uk

01543 226080

Wider Curriculum

Wider Curriculum

   

ATLP Curriculum

We follow the ATLP curriculum for most our wider curriculum subjects - Science, History, Geography, Art, DT, MFL.   

School leaders across the partnership work collaboratively to develop and embed an exciting, engaging curriculum constructed through four core principles:

  • The growing understanding of cognitive science and it’s impact on pupil outcomes
  • The importance of building and applying knowledge
  • Collaborative resourcing and strategic planning to impact positively on teacher workload and well-being
  • Addressing social disadvantage and ensuring equality across the MAT, considering our cultural capital

There are 5 pillars which underpin all planning, teaching and learning:

  1. Teaching the 'right' learning - planning for and teaching tricky concepts.
  2. Development of schemata - ordering and sequencing learning in a logical way.
  3. Spaced practice - signposting and re-teaching key concepts.
  4. Retrieval practice - building in retrieval as this process strengthens learning.
  5. The application of knowledge - Applying key concepts and skills in varying contexts.

                                                  

    

See below the subject overviews for Spring and Summer 2022 for Year 1 - Year 6

Curriculum Overviews (ATLP)     

Science overview

History overview

Geography overview

Art overview

DT overview

MFL - French (KS2 only)

     

Computing

We use J2e for our Computing curriculum and follow the Internet Legends and Internet Citizens approach for e-safety. This ensures progression and consistency in computing and e-safety across the key stages, thus ensuring opportunities for retrieval and spaced practice across the years. 

Computing overview (including e-safety) 

    

PSHE

We follow a mindful approach to PSHE through the  PSHE Jigsaw programme.

Key information booklet

PSHE and LGBT

A guide to RSHE

 

PE

We follow The Power to PE approach across KS1 and KS2.

PE Overview

       

Please see the 'RE Curriculum' page for more information about Religious Education. 

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