Curriculum 2022-2023

The Curriculum at Deerhurst and Apperley is:

Shaped by our vision: ‘Learning and living as children of God’. It is carefully thought out with opportunities and the intent to give the children a curriculum that will enable them to be the best they can be, like God wants the best for everyone.

The Curriculum at Deerhurst and Apperley is:

 BALANCED:  by promoting the intellectual, moral, spiritual aesthetic, creative emotional and physical development of each child.  This intent is aligned to objectives in school and national policy objectives. Staff have a shared understanding of intent, implementation and impact and consistent teaching and marking methods are used (Implementation) to ensure impact on pupils.

RIGOROUS: the curriculum takes into account disciplinary habits of mind – disciplinary specific, powerful ways of thinking that are developed through sustained engagement with the discipline.  For example, inverse operations in maths, cause and effect in science and provenance and context in history. This is all part of the implementation of the framework itself.

COHERENT: the curriculum is designed to promote the development of capabilities across subjects – for example, children learn about graphs in maths before it is needed in science. The design of our curriculum implementation will lead to impact through this coherence.

VERTICALLY INTEGRATED: it is clear how material taught in one year builds on what was learned in previous years, and how it leads on to subsequent learning. School clearly sets out the objectives each year and they are made clear at the implementation of the curriculum and the intent of how objectives will be transferred into processes, such as subject coverage, medium term plans and termly plans. The methods then developed in the classroom with objectives and marking will then reinforce implementation.

APPROPRIATE: the curriculum provides challenge for students when it is implemented and is planned for impact when study is ongoing or complete. That it meets the needs of all learners.

RELEVANT: the curriculum will be relevant and take into account the interest, needs and wishes of children, but within a framework of informed choice in respect of pedagogy and curriculum.  School make clear objectives from national intent of the curriculum which are transferred clearly into implementation within school processes which lead to outcomes (Impact) of the school objectives and those of the children.

Creativity and Enrichment and Over Learning and Cultural Capital Opportunities 2021-22updated


Deerhurst curriculum subject coverage English 2022-23

2022-23 Class 2 Curriculum Coverage

2022-23 Class 3 Curriculum Coverage

2022-2023 curriculum overview class 1

Educational Programmes Prime and Specific UTW EAD Rec ELG and Pre -school 2022

Literacy and Maths Educational Programmes 2022 Pre-school and Reception (EYFS)

Early Reading and Phonics 3 Intent Implement and Impact 2022 

Phonics progression 2022-23

Overlearning, rich and cultural capital experiences

Class curriculum overview 2022-23 Reception

Texts Linked to Key Aspects of Narrative 2022-23 Reception

Class curriculum overview 2022-2023 Pre school


Reception Maths Medium Term Plan 2022-23


Foundation Subjects 2022-23

Art curriculum subject coverage 22-23

Deerhurst computing curriculum coverage Including Digital Literacy 2022-23 

DT curriculum subject coverage 2022-23 

Geography subject coverage 2022-23 

History Curriculum coverage 2022-23

MFL Overview 2022-23

subject coverage music 2022-23

subject coverage PE 2022-23

subject coverage PSHCE2022-23 New

subject coverage Science 22-23

Two year RE rolling programme 2022-23



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