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The curriculum is all the planned activities that we organise in order to promote learning and personal growth and development. It includes not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum, but also the range of extra-curricular activities that the school organises in order to enrich the experience of the children. It also includes the hidden curriculum, or what the children learn from the way they are treated and expected to behave.

At Heatherbrook Primary Academy we want our children to be amazed by the world around them, to become curious, to ask incredible questions and get incredible answers, to be problem solvers, thinkers, dreamers and doers and leave our school knowing that so much is possible if they have aspirations and work hard to achieve their goals.

Creating a curriculum that is inspiring, exciting and, more importantly, gives the children access to experiences they would not otherwise have, both inside and outside the classroom is one of our ongoing developments. Developing the use of ‘Heatherbrook Projects’ is exciting and we are now into our third year. 

Our wider curriculum reflects our community and that of the wider world. Through the development of skills and acquisition of knowledge we aim to prepare children well for the next stage in their education and to ensure they have the understanding in order to keep themselves and others safe and healthy, both physically and mentally.

 Parents will be given advice on how to support the children at home in a way that builds on and enhances the children’s learning in school through the use of knowledge organisers, parent meetings and information sharing sessions.

We aim to teach children how to grow into positive, responsible people, who can work and co-operate with others. We hold regular information sessions to provide further information to parents and carers throughout the year. If you have any questions about your child's learning, please feel free to contact your child's class teacher via the school office.

If you would like to find our more about the curriculum of our school, please contact the school on 0116 2357721 and we will be happy to provide you with any information.

Please find below current curriculum overviews for each year group.