Fossdale Road
Wilnecote
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B77 4HN

Curriculum

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.  

English 

Read Write Inc Coverage - The following Link shows how Read Write Inc relates to the EYFS curriculum and our high expectations.  

Read Write Inc and the EYFS curriculum

RWI Year 1 Coverage

Reading

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. 

Three Peaks Year 3 Reading Coverage

Three Peaks Year 4 Reading Coverage

Three Peaks Year 5 Reading Coverage

Three Peaks Year 6 Reading Coverage

Writing  

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. 

Three Peaks Year 3 Writing Coverage

Three Peaks Year 4 Writing Coverage

Three Peaks Year 5 Writing Coverage

Three Peaks Year 6 Writing Coverage

Mathematics

The school has recently switched to using the White Rose Mathematics material.  The following links outline the Maths coverage in each Year group.    

Three Peaks Year 1 Mathematics Coverage

Three Peaks Year 2 Mathematics Coverage

Three Peaks Year 3 Mathematics Coverage

Three Peaks Year 4 Mathematics Coverage

Three Peaks Year 5 Mathematics Coverage

Three Peaks Year 6 Mathematics Coverage


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.

Three Peaks Year 1 Topic Coverage

Three Peaks Year 2 Topic Coverage 1 Three Peaks Topic Overview 2 Three Peaks Topic Coverage 3

(Year 2 pages are currently being updated)

Three Peaks Year 3 Topic Coverage

Three Peaks Year 4 Topic Coverage

Three Peaks Year 5 Topic Coverage

Three Peaks Year 6 Topic Coverage

Listed below are the curriculum outlines Computing, Physical Education, PSHE  and Music.  

Computing

Three Peaks Commputing Scheme Overview.pdf

Physical Education 

Three Peaks PE scheme of work.docx

Music 

The school follows the Charanga Music Curriculum.  We hope to add more detailed information about the skill coverage very soon.  

PSHE

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.  

Nursery long term planning 2017-2018

Reception long term planning 2017-2018

 

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