Pupils at Kinoulton Primary School are provided with a broad, balanced and interesting curriculum. Our pupils access a wide range of subjects and study key mathematical and literacy concepts in depth. Our curriculum prepares our pupils well for their secondary education and beyond - namely the opportunities, experiences and responsibilities they will have as they move to adulthood.
A new National Curriculum was introduced in September 2014. Staff at Kinoulton have modified their long term plans to take account of changes in the new national curriculum and these can be found below.
Our current practice of sharing each term's class curriculum plans with parents will continue and these can be found attached to each class teacher's termly newsletter (see Children section for termly class newsletters).
We are currently revising all of our long term curriculum plans for every subject. These will detail the subject content, sequencing and progression in each subject. It is our intention that all plans will be completed and published on this website by the end of the 2019/2020 academic year.
We have started this process with Mathematics and English which can be found below.
Mathematics long term planning
English long term planning
At Kinoulton Primary School, all children complete a 2 week intensive swimming course in the summer term; they start this in year 3. Children repeat this course until they have met the required standards in swimming.
In year 6, for the 2018/2019 cohort, 100% (15 pupils) have met the following standards in swimming:
- Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 meters
- Use a range of strokes effectively
- Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
Phonics and Reading Scheme
The phonics scheme used by the school is 'Letters and Sounds'. The reading scheme used in KS1 is the 'Oxford Reading Tree' and 'Pearsons'.
Pupils are assessed to be either below, at or above aged related expectations (ARE).