WLS CURRICULUM

WLS has historically produced better academic results than the national average and is continually striving to improve performance. Our teachers review individual pupils' performance with Senior Leadership and Governors half termly. Extra support is arranged for those pupils requiring extra help and extension work is organised for those pupils needing an extra challenge.

Our teachers work closely with teaching assistants and other support staff to ensure consistently good teaching in the classroom. Staff are mindful of the whole child, and by offering a wide curriculum we seek to ensure that all children have the opportunity to show their talents. Happy pupils who enjoy their learning make the best progress!

 

Stars and Saturn Classes follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum which covers the following seven areas of learning:

  • communication and language

  • physical development

  • personal, social and emotional development

  • literacy

  • mathematics

  • understanding the world

  • expressive arts and design.

 

Jupiter - Mercury Classes (Years 1-4) follow The National Curriculum which covers the following areas of learning:

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • Art and design

  • Computing

  • Design and technology

  • Languages - we teach French in Years 3 and 4

  • Geography

  • History

  • Music

  • Physical education

  • Religious Education - we follow the Bedfordshire Agreed Syllabus

 

At WLS, we follow Letters and Sounds for Phonics teaching:

 

We follow Letterjoin for our Handwriting teaching     www.letterjoin.co.uk