Our Curriculum

Curriculum Changes – Term 3 and 4 2019/2020

At St Chad’s Patchway Primary School, we are driven to ensure that the curriculum we offer our children is absorbing, engaging and exciting.  In term 3 and 4, as a school, we are trialling a new structure of how foundation subjects are being taught across the school and how learning can continue to be fluid through Maths and English lessons.  The documents below detail the school’s intent for the curriculum and how it will be implemented.

St Chad’s Patchway – Trial Curriculum

Flowchart for New Curriculum

Curriculum Lead – Mr J Ridd

Our Current Curriculum

Year 1 Great Fire of London – Topic Overview – Term 3 and 4

Year 2 Great Fire of London – Topic Overview – Term 3 and 4

Ancient Egypt LKS2 Knowledge Organiser – Term 3 and 4

Ancient Greece UPK2 Knowledge Organiser – Term 3 and 4

Autumn Topic Web – Year 5 and 6

Autumn Topic Web – Year 4

Autumn Topic Web – Year 3

Autumn Topic Web – Year 2

Autumn Topic Web – Year 1

Autumn Topic Web – Reception

Progression in Spirituality

Our Rolling Programme

Years 1-2 Rolling Programme



Reading and phonics

In school, especially in KS1, we follow two main reading schemes; Oxford Reading Tree and Project X.  These books are supplemented with ‘free’ (non-scheme) books and as your child moves though school they will move more onto internally leveled free books.

The scheme most used in school is Letters and Sounds and we supplement this with LCP Phonics and occasionally with Phonics Play.  We suggest that parents who wish to support their child at home with phonics looks first at Phonics Play as this is a free online resource.

If you would like any more information on the curriculum please contact the office and they will have the appropriate member of staff contact you, or alternatively please speak to your child’s class teacher.

Parent Workshops English and Maths what we do at St Chad’s

Curriculum Evening EYFS and KS1 Nov 2017

Curriculum Evening KS2 Nov 2017 – the electronic version was too large for our website! However was available in paper form on the evening and is available on request from the school.


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