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Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

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Curriculum at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

 

If you would like to know more about our curriculum please click on the link below to access our curriculum statement

 Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

 Please see individual subject statements below

National Curriculum Programmes of Study - We plan our curriculum using the National Curriculum descriptors. Please see below for each subject area.

National Curriculum English

National Curriculum Mathematics

National Curriculum Science

National Curriculum Computing

National Curriculum History

National Curriculum Geography

National Curriculum Art and Design 

National Curriculum Design Technology

National Curriculum PE

National Curriculum Music

Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 

 

Examples of planning 

Planning for each year group can be found on class pages

Year 1 Autumn 1 2021 'Street Detectives' Medium Term Curriculum Overview 

Year 2 Autumn 1 2021 'Famous people who changed the world' Medium Term Curriculum overview

 

Foundation Subjects 

Art at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

Art - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement 

Year 1 Art Curriculum organiser 

Year 2 Art Curriculum organiser 

DT at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

DT - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

Year 1 DT Curriculum organiser

Year 2 DT Curriculum organiser 

Geography at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

Geography - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

Year 1 Geography Curriculum organiser 

Year 2 Geography Curriculum organiser 

History at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

History - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

Year 1 History Curriculum organiser 

Year 2 History Curriculum organiser 

Music at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

Music - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

Year 1 Music Curriculum organiser 

 Year 2 Music Curriculum organiser 

RE at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

RE - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

PSHE at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

PSHE - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

PE at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School

PE - Intent, Implementation and Impact statement

 

Maths at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School 

Maths is taught using a range of resources and manipulatives allowing children to make sense of Maths by touching them, playing with them and exploring the patterns and relationships; making a huge difference to understanding. 

In the following videos Mrs Silver, our Maths Subject Leader will explain some of the methods we use in school:

Numicon - Numicon.mp4

Bead Strings - Bead Strings.mp4

Base Ten - Base Ten.mp4

Tens Frame -Tens Frame.mp4

Year 2 Written Subtraction Method - Y2 Written Subtraction Method.mp4

Year 2 Written Addition Method - Y2 Written Addition Method.mp4

 

Phonics at Holtsmere End Infant and Nursery School 

Phonics statement 

 Phonics videos - Please see our Phonics  ('Our school' drop down) section for phonics videos taught by Holtsmere teachers

Pronunciation 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwJx1NSineE48

Letters and Sounds

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

 

Spelling - Common Exception Words

Year 1 - Common Exception Words

Year 2 - Common Exception Words 

Handwriting

We use the Letterjoin programme to teach children to form their letters correctly and write with 'flow'.

https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/

Please click below to access our 'Letterjoin' resources which aid children's handwriting

Curly caterpillars

Long ladders

Zig Zag letters

 

Handwriting policy 

 

HAPPY LEARNERS.  AIMING HIGH