Primary

 

Key Stage 1

Year 1 and Year 2

5 to 7 years old

During these years, the teaching is based on the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1. From Year 1 the Spanish literacy programme is introduced, as well as French and Chess.

The subjects in Key Stage 1  are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art, design and technology
  • Music
  • Physical education (PE)
  • Computing
  • Spanish
  • French*
  • Chess*
  • CTS (Communication and Thinking Skills)*.
  • GAP (Global Awareness Project)*.
  • Catholic Religion (not compulsory)*

*Those areas are not part of the National Curriculum but are implemented at Dallington School.

Lower Key Stage 2

Year 3 and Year 4

7 to 9 years old

From Year 3 the students commence the Lower Key Stage 2 (LKS2) curriculum programme. Subjects that will be covered in the LKS2 curriculum are as follows:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Design and technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art and design
  • Music
  • Physical education (PE)
  • Computing
  • Spanish
  • French*
  • CTS (Communication and Thinking Skills)*.
  • GAP (Global Awareness Project)*.
  • Catholic Religion (not compulsory)*

*Those areas are not part of the National Curriculum but are implemented at Dallington School.

Upper Key Stage 2

Year 5

9 - 10 years old


The curriculum in Upper Key Stage 2 builds on the importance of knowledge, skills and understanding already established in Lower Key Stage 2. The subjects that are covered are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Design and technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art and design
  • Music
  • Physical education (PE)
  • Computing
  • Spanish
  • French*
  • CTS (Communication and Thinking Skills).
  • GAP (Global Awareness Project).
  • Catholic Religion (not compulsory)*

* During this academic year they will celebrate the Holly Communion.