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THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM

 

Our aim is to provide a rich and varied curriculum, carefully designed to benefit the whole child. Within this broad, balanced curriculum a focus on achieving appropriately high academic standards in Literacy and Numeracy will be maintained.

 

We also actively promote the development of knowledge, understanding and skills across the full range of primary school areas of learning. The content of our areas of learning complies with the current requirements of the Northern Ireland Curriculum.

 

Each child will follow areas of learning as set out in the Northern Ireland Curriculum for Foundation (years 1-2) Key Stage 1, (years 3-4) and Key Stage 2, (years 5-7).

 

The aim of which is “to empower young people to achieve their potential and to make informed and responsible choices throughout their lives..”

 

AREAS OF LEARNING WITHIN THE 
NORTHERN IRELAND CURRICULUM:

 

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

Talking and Listening
Reading
Writing

MATHEMATICS AND NUMERACY

Processes in Mathematics

Number

Measures

Shape and Space

Handling Data

THE WORLD AROUND US

Geography

History

Science and Technology

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & MUTUAL

UNDERSTANDING

THE ARTS

Art and Design

Music

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

 

All Policy Statements relating to the Curriculum and other areas of school life are available for inspection upon request to the principal.


 

 

Curriculum Development Teams

END OF KEY STAGE ASSESSMENT

 

Year 4 and year 7 classes participate in the statutory End of Key Stage Assessment (CCEA).

 

 

 
KEY STAGE 1
TARGETS FOR 2017-18
 
% ACHIEVING
 
TARGET
17/18
ACHIEVED
17/18
 
 
 
Pupils achieving Level 2 (or above) in Communication
 
76%
87%
 
 
Pupils achieving Level 2 (or above) in
Using Mathematics
 
80%
78%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KEY STAGE 2
TARGETS FOR 2017-18
 
% ACHIEVING
 
TARGET
17/18
ACHIEVED
17/18
 
 
 
Pupils achieving Level 4 (or above) in Communication
 
87%
87%
 
 
Pupils achieving Level 4 (or above) in
Using Mathematics
 
91%
91%
 
 
 
 
END OF YEAR PROGRESS TESTING  AVERAGES
 
PTE
PROGRESS TEST IN ENGLISH
PTM
PROGRESS TEST IN MATHS
Y3
108
112
Y4
105
100
Y5
106
106
Y6
101
105
Y7
113
115
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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