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We follow the National Curriculum for Mathematics. We use planning from the 'Abacus' scheme of work (online resource).
Please click on the link below to access the Programme of Study for Mathematics taught in each year.
Follow the link to find the calculations used in Maths for KS1 - KS1 Overview of Maths Calculations.pdf
Follow the link to find the calculations used in Maths for KS2 - KS2 Overview of Maths Calculations.pdf
We follow the National Curriculum for Literacy. We use planning from the Hamilton Trust (an online resource) for our units of work as well as extending the range and genre of children’s writing through our topics and Religious Education.
Using the National Curriculum as a guide, we teach History through our topic work. History is the main focus for some of the topics. To ensure the coverage of historical skills and knowledge, we use additional planning material from Scholastic’s New Curriculum for History.
Using the National Curriculum as a guide, we teach Geography through our topic work. Geography is the main focus for some of the topics. To ensure the coverage of geographical skills and knowledge, we use additional planning material from Scholastic’s New Curriculum for Geography.
Every child in key stage 2 follows the National Curriculum for Modern Foreign Languages. At St John’s, we learn French. We follow the Tout Le Monde Scheme as a basis for our learning, as well as stimulus from other resources.
We follow the National Curriculum for PE from Years 1 to 6 and the EYFS Framework for the Foundation Stage.
The schemes of work we use have been developed through the School's contract with PASS (Physical Activity and Sports Specialists). PE offers an additional dimension to the whole school curriculum and has many links to other subjects.
All year groups follow the Kent Agreed Sylabus for RE and follow revised schemes of work from the Canterbury diocese website. Skills from both AT1 and AT2 are covered through these plans.
ART AND DESIGN
We follow the national curriculum for art and design. We use Art Express as our main resource of planning.
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
We follow the national curriculum for design and technology. A new national scheme of work ‘Projects on a Page’ is used to plan design and technology lessons. The cooking and nutrition aspect of DT is based on lesson plans on www.foodafactoflife.org.uk.