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Curriculum

Please select the appropriate Stage below...

EYFS

Sunshine, Rainbow(Reception)

KS1

Key Stage One Curriculum

We use Letters and Sounds to teach phonics through Key Stage One.

To teach reading, our main scheme is Oxford Reading Tree, however this is supplemented by other texts as required.

The table below outlines the themes covered by each class and where the majority of the curriculum is covered.

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Amethyst 2020/21

Turrets and Tiaras

Toys and Superheros

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

Paws, Claws and Whiskers

Enchanted Woodland

2021/22

Memory Box

Bright Lights

Splendid Skies

Moon Zoom

Rio de Vida

Percy the Park-keeper

Amber 2020/21

Ship Ahoy

Around The World

Twisted Tales

Here and There

Street Detectives

Beachcombers

 

Curriculum Areas on-going through the year

Rainbow (Y1) Amethyst Amber

Reading 

Writing 

Maths 

Relationships and Sex Education

Religious Education

Physical Education

Reading Year One Year Two 

Writing  Year One Year Two 

Maths Year One Year Two 

Relationships and Sex Education

Religious Education

Physical Education

Reading

Writing 

Maths 

Relationships and Sex Education

Religious Education

Physical Education 

 

KS2

Key Stage Two Curriculum

Our curriculum is planned over two cycles. This ensures full coverage of the requirements of the National Curriculum. The curriculum is taught through a thematic approach and we develop the skills of learning as well as the knowledge expected.

Cycle One Cycle Two
Ruby Class

Maths   Year 3      Year 4

Reading

Writing 

Prehsitoric Britain - Iron Age

Romans

Our Amazing World

Moving Monsters

Britains Settlements by Anglo Saxons and Scots

Religious Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Physical Education 

French 

 

Maths   Year Three   Year Four 

Reading

Writing 

Stroud Canals

The Indus Valley

Gods and Mortals

Early Islamic Civilisation

The Railway Revolution 

Realtionships and Sex Education

Physical Education 

French 

Diamond Class

Maths      Year 3     Year 4

Reading

Writing 

Prehistoric Britain - Iron Age

Romans

Our Amazing World

Moving Monsters

Religious Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Physical Education

French 

 

Maths Year Three  Year Four 

Reading 

Writing 

Local History Study - Stroud Canals

The Indus Valley

Gods and Mortals

Early Islamic Civilisations

The Railway Revolution

Relationships and Sex Education 

Physical Education 

French 

 

Quartz Class

Maths   Year Four  Year Five

Reading Year Four Year Five

Writing Year Four Year Five

Prehistoric Britain - Bronze Age

Romans

Our Amazing World

Pencils

Religious Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Physical Education

French 

 

Maths Year Four   Year Five 

Reading Year Four Year Five 

Writing Year Four Year Five 

Local History Study - Stroud Canals 

The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

Gods and Mortals

1066

Benin ( West Africa) AD 900-1300

Relationship and Sex Education 

Physical Education 

French 

 

 

Aventurine Class

Maths   Year 5    Year 6

Reading 

Writing 

Prehistoric Britain - Stone Age

Romans

Our Amazing World

Bridges

Religious Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Physical Education

French 

 

 

Maths  Year Five   Year Six

Reading

Writing 

Pharaohs and Ancient Egypt

Local History Study - Stroud Mills

Ancient Greece and their Achievements

Hola Mexico

Revolution ( Victorians) 

Relationships and Sex Education 

Physical Education 

French 

 

 

Emerald Class

Maths   Year 5   Year  6

Reading

Writing 

Prehistoric Britain - Stone Age

Romans

Our Amazing World

Bridges

Religious Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Physical Education

French 

 

 

Maths Year Five  Year Six

Reading 

Writing 

Pharaohs and Ancient Egypt

Local History Study - Stroud Mills

Ancient Greece and their Achievements

Hola Mexico

Revolution ( Victorians) 

Relationships and Sex Education 

Physical Education 

French 

Curriculum Coverage

Phonics  

                  Science 

Years 1 and 2 / Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

               Geography

Years 1 and 2 / Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

                  History 

Years 1 and 2 / Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

                   Music

Years 1 and 2 / Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

            Art and Design 

Years 1 and 2 Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

               Computing 

Years 1 and 2 Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

     Design and Technology 

Years 1 and 2 Years 3 and 4 / Years 5 and 6 

Religious Eduction 

Physical Education

Relationships and Sex Education 

Modern Foreign Languages 

These are taught as discrete areas and details are found on the KS2 tab in each class area. 

 

 

Letters

Y6 Leavers' Party 

YEAR 5 HOOKE COURT RESIDENTIAL

Emerald & Aventurine Stratford Park trip

Quartz Class - Stratford Park Trip

Sunshine class - Butterfly Farm Trip

Rainbow & Amethyst sponsored walk

PG Film letter - Aventurine/Emerald

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS TERM 6 

Cospgrove Farm visit - Rainbow & Amethyst

Quartz class China day

YEAR 6 CAMPING TO BISLEY

Year 6 Camping Trip

When to get your child tested 

Term dates

Term Dates 2021-2022Term Dates 2020-2021

Lunch Menu

Weekly Lunch Menu

28 May 2021

Summer Lunch Menu

 

 

 

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Parents

Here are some websites that will support your child's learning in a fun way.
BBC Education
ICT Games
CrickWeb Resources
Woodlands-Junior Games and Activities

Phonics - your child will tell you what phase they are in so they can play the appropriate phase games on one of these websites: http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ or  http://primarygamesarena.com/ 

On line safety information for parents and children www.thinkuknow.co.uk  and  www.saferinternet.org.uk

A good website for reading and phonics is www.oxfordowl.co.uk which has downloadable e-books which are free.

Spelling ideas for Year One
RAINBOW First write each word in pencil.  Then trace over each word three times.  Each time you trace, you must use a DIFFERENT colour crayon. Trace neatly and you will see a rainbow!
SILLY SENTENCES Write silly sentences using a spelling word in each sentence.  Please underline your spelling words!  Write neatly! Example:  My dog wears a blue and purple dress when he takes a bath
HIDDEN WORDS Draw and color a picture.  Hide your spelling words inside your picture. Show your picture to someone and see if they can find your hidden words!
BACKWARDS WORDS Write your spelling words forwards and then backwards.  Write neatly! Example:      where      erehw
PYRAMID WRITING “Pyramid write” your spelling words.  You must write neatly!
CREATE AN ACTIVITY Can you think of a really fun way to practice your spelling words? Then go for it! Be sure to explain your activity so that I can share it with the class!
ABC ORDER First write your spelling words in a list.  Then write them in ABC order. For an extra bonus, write your words in reverse ABC order!
STORY, STORY Write a story using ALL of your spelling words.  Be sure to underline your spelling words in your paragraph.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Policy

Special Educational Needs

Stroud Valley Community School SEND Leaflet

Stroud Valley Community School SEND Information Report 2020-2021

Stroud Valley Community School SEND Policy 2020-2021

You may also find the following documents / websites useful

Special educational needs and disability A guide for parents and carers

Gloucestershire’s SEN & Disability Local Offer

SEN Support Flow Chart1: SEN Support from specialneedsjungle.com

SEN Support Flow Chart2: Requesting an Education, Health and Care Assessment from specialneedsjungle.com

SEN Support Flow Chart3: Conducting an Education, Health & Care Assessment from specialneedsjungle.com  

SEN Support Flow Chart4: What to do if you disagree with decisions from specialneedsjungle.com 

Policies

Accessibility Plan

Admissions

Uniform

Anti-bullying

Attendance

Behaviour

Charging and Remissions

Children with Medical Conditions

Communication

Communication Flow Chart

Complaints

Complaints Form

Serial and Unreasonable Complaints

Conflict Resolution (Anti-Bullying)

Data Protection

Equality

Freedom Of Information Policy

Freedom Of Information Publication Scheme 

Homework

Intimate Care

Mobile Phones

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Safer Recruitment 

Relationships and Sex

 

Current Data

2018/2019

Link to DfE Perfomance Tables 

https://www.gov.uk/school-performance-tables

Admissions

As a Community School Gloucestershire Local Authority are responsible for admissions in a child's first year. The following link will take you to further information.

Gloucestershire Local Authority Information

For admissions to other year groups please contact the school office.

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Grant

The Pupil Premium Grant is additional funding given by the Government to schools in England to raise the attainment of specific groups of children that fall into the following categories:

  • Pupils who have been entitled to Free School Meals at any point over the last 6 years
  • Pupils who have had a parent in the armed services at any point over the last 6 years
  • Pupils that are, or have been, looked after by the local authority or are adopted.

Please contact the school if you feel that you may qualify for Pupil Premium.  Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 

 

PE - Sports Premium Funding

Sports Premium

The Sports Premium Grant is funding given to individual schools to improve the quality of their physical education curriculum.

PE and Sport Premium 2020-2021

PE and Sport Premium 2019-2020

PE and Sport Premium 2018-19

 

 

 

The information below shows how we spent our allocation in 2017/18 and the impact on our children’s development and staff.

Provision

Why

Cost

Impact

Kick Off Stroud

£5,000

Teachers and pupils skills developed. Enjoyment of PE has increased. Staff ability to include everyone and a higher importance placed upon PE throughout the school. Children valuing resources more and a sense of pride.

Sports Specialist teach PE one day a week and all children and teachers are involved throughout the year.

To improve skills and knowledge of teachers who attend all lessons.

Resources

 

 

New equipment ordered to ensure different sports can take place and be taught.

To improve the resources we have to enable high quality teaching of PE.

£719

Children are able to enjoy using different equipment of a high standard, which they treat with respect and value.

Stroud District Sports Membership

 

 

Being part of the SDS association allowing us to participate in tournaments and games.

To enable us to develop our teamwork and skills and raise the profile of PE in the school.

£35

Children are able to become part of a team and play against other schools developing many different skills.

 

Inter school sports tournament

 

 

Taking part in the inter school sports tournament for KS1.

To participate in sports activities in the local community.

£150

Children enjoy it and able to work as part of a team developing healthy competitiveness.

Stroud District Sports Entrance to games

 

 

A variety of sports entered throughout the school year, including: athletics, football, netball and cross country.

To enable children to compete against other schools in the local community and develop their skills.

£195

Raising the profile of sport in the school, children wanting to be a part of the team, having fun and enjoying sport.

Football pitch

 

 

A football pitch to be built on the school playground.

To enhance the provision and facilities at the school.

 

£5,000

 

 

Enabling children to play football at playtime and lunchtime, raising the profile of sport within the school. Which is a lifelong commitment of the school.

 

Boccia equipment

 

 

Specific equipment relating to the sport of Boccia

To enable Boccia to be taught across KS2 as part of the new rolling programme.

£1,100

Raising the profile of Paralympic sports across the school, and enabling children to participate in sports they never would have before and promoting inclusion.

Total Allocation

£

12,744

Spend

£

£12,199

         

 


 

Sports Premium

The Sports Premium Grant is funding given to individual schools to improve the quality of their physical education curriculum.

The information below shows how we spent our allocation in 2017/18 and the impact on our children’s development and staff.

Provision

Why

Cost

Impact

Kick Off Stroud

£5,000

Teachers and pupils skills developed. Enjoyment of PE has increased. Staff ability to include everyone and a higher importance placed upon PE throughout the school. Children valuing resources more and a sense of pride.

Sports Specialist teach PE one day a week and all children and teachers are involved throughout the year.

To improve skills and knowledge of teachers who attend all lessons.

Resources

 

 

New equipment ordered to ensure different sports can take place and be taught.

To improve the resources we have to enable high quality teaching of PE.

£719

Children are able to enjoy using different equipment of a high standard, which they treat with respect and value.

Stroud District Sports Membership

 

 

Being part of the SDS association allowing us to participate in tournaments and games.

To enable us to develop our teamwork and skills and raise the profile of PE in the school.

£35

Children are able to become part of a team and play against other schools developing many different skills.

 

Inter school sports tournament

 

 

Taking part in the inter school sports tournament for KS1.

To participate in sports activities in the local community.

£150

Children enjoy it and able to work as part of a team developing healthy competitiveness.

Stroud District Sports Entrance to games

 

 

A variety of sports entered throughout the school year, including: athletics, football, netball and cross country.

To enable children to compete against other schools in the local community and develop their skills.

£195

Raising the profile of sport in the school, children wanting to be a part of the team, having fun and enjoying sport.

Football pitch

 

 

A football pitch to be built on the school playground.

To enhance the provision and facilities at the school.

 

£5,000

 

 

Enabling children to play football at playtime and lunchtime, raising the profile of sport within the school. Which is a lifelong commitment of the school.

 

Boccia equipment

 

 

Specific equipment relating to the sport of Boccia

To enable Boccia to be taught across KS2 as part of the new rolling programme.

£1,100

Raising the profile of Paralympic sports across the school, and enabling children to participate in sports they never would have before and promoting inclusion.

Total Allocation

£

12,744

Spend

£

£12,199

         

 


 

 

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