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Primary Education

EYFS (Nursery/Reception) – Trinity Treasures

                

Trinity Treasures Nursery & Reception aims to provide a safe, happy, caring and stimulating environment for children aged 36 months (3 years old) to school age, to learn through play.

Our Early Years Team work together to provide fun, hands on, play-based learning experiences for the children.

A high adult:child ratio enables us to give the children plenty of individual attention.

Our early Years Foundation Stage objective is to promote the children’s readiness for school by fostering their social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth during planned activities, circle times and independent play.

We use Early Years Foundation Stage Guidance to inform our planning which follows through into Year 1 National Curriculum objectives.

8:30am  EYFS Parents to bring Child to class to settle in                                                                                in

8:45am  Registration

9:45am  Bible Time or Assembly

9:15am  Phonics following ‘Sounds and Letters’ Scheme

9:30am  Morning Activities

12:10pm  Lunchtime

1:05pm  Afternoon Activities

2:30pm  Story Time

2:50pm-3:00pm  Gates open – Home Time

 

Children choose from a range of free-play activities during their ‘Learning Time’ including:

Sand and water play

Large and small construction toys

Dress-up and role play

Malleable play with play dough

Small world play

Quiet area with books and puppets

Creative area, painting and craft

 

Staff are there to settle children in; to scaffold imaginative and social play; model; behaviour and differentiate activities to each individual child’s stage of development.

Staff also facilitate messy and construction play.  Activities are planned and toys are rotated to provide a simulating, challenging and enabling environment both inside and out.

During the morning, short sessions of Mathematics and Literacy are planned according to the children’s needs.


Year 1-2 (Trinity Treasures)

Teaching and learning in KS1 is embedded in a creative curriculum and founded upon Christian values based education.  The children learn in both formal and informal contexts and the curriculum is extended by child – initiated learning and enhanced with age-appropriate challenge cards.

Trinity Treasures enables the children to interact and engage with shared resources and children of different ages. Regular out of school visits enable children to have a broader view of the world and inspire learning.

Teaching is planned and taught following the New National Curriculum with daily:-

English and phonics lessons

Mathematics lessons

Themed topic lessons including: art, P.E / dance, history/geography, science, baking and ICT.

 

A few examples of the topics covered are, People Who Help Us, Journeys, Families, Ourselves and Toys.

We also have weekly Primary Assemblies and regular timetables slots for singing and Bible Time.

 

       

 

 

 

Year 3-4

Working as a mixed year group allows children to learn to work well with others.  Our curriculum is founded on Christian Education principles while utilising the best of the National Curriculum.  Our projects allow the children to use English skills in History, Geography and Science.  Children also participate in daily lessons that build upon and enhance skills introduced in Key Stages 1.

 

Year 5-6

Teaching and learning in KS2 while based upon the National Curriculum, is founded upon the ideals of Christian Education.  Subject areas covered include Maths, Literacy, Science, ICT, PE, Art, Music, History and Geography.

Children are encouraged to learn in both formal and informal settings, while regular out of school visits enable them to broaden their view of the wider world.

 

Primary Science

Primary School Science is taught in an investigative manner which links science with everyday life and experience.  Students are given a foundation of both scientific idea and practical investigation.  The topics are in line with KS3 guidelines.