These pages will provide you with information about the curriculum at Three Peaks.
Our School Curriculum
Our aim at Three Peaks Academy is to capture children's enthusiasm and generate excitement about learning. We continually work hard to update and improve the creative curriculum we offer - developing a sound and rigorous grounding in basic skills, knowledge and understanding for all children through an exciting and stimulating approach.
Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
To ensure we teach a broad and balanced curriculum, we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of Study for English, Maths, Science, Physical Education, History, Geography. Music, Art and Design, Design Technology, Modern Foreign Languages and Computing.
The links below outlines the teaching of reading, writing and mathematics in Key Stages 1 and 2.
Read Write Inc Coverage - The following Link shows how Read Write Inc relates to the EYFS curriculum and our high expectations.
In Key Stage 1, we use Read Write Inc to support the teaching of reading.
In Key Stage 2 , the following links outline when key skills are taught. These skills relate back to the National Curriculum Programmes of Study.
Again, in Key Stage 1, the main focus of the teaching of writing is covered by Read Write Inc.
In Key Stage 2, the following links outline when key skills are taught. These skills relate to the National Curriculum Programmes of Study.
The school has recently switched to using the White Rose Mathematics material. The following links outline the Maths coverage in each Year group.
Topic Coverage - History, Geography, Science, Art and Design, Design Technology
Much of our teaching and learning takes place within a topic based curriculum approach. The links below outline each year groups topic coverage. Please click on a year group to find out more about the topics being taught.
(Year 2 pages are currently being updated)
Listed below are the curriculum outlines Computing, Physical Education, PSHE and Music.
The school follows the Charanga Music Curriculum. We hope to add more detailed information about the skill coverage very soon.
The school follows the Jigsaw PSHE curriculum. We hope to add details of the coverage to this website very soon.
The Early Years Curriculum at Three Peaks
The document below outlines our curriculum for the Early Years Foundation Stage Reception Curriculum. The content of this is subject to change as we take a child-centred approach to learning.