Cheriton Primary School



The Governing Body’s Curriculum Statement.

“The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring good quality education in the school. It aims to help children to work to the best of their ability in a caring, friendly, happy and secure school, in full partnership with parents.”

“Within the guidelines of the National Curriculum, we offer your child a curriculum to suit his/her age and ability. We teach the basic skills of reading, writing and mathematics, because we believe these are the tools that your child will need in the world outside school. In addition, we include scientific, creative, environmental, social, physical and ethical education because we also believe in giving your child a broad, balanced and relevant education”.

The Curriculum

Children in Years One to Six follow the National Curriculum, which includes the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, R.E. and Computing. The foundation subjects of History, Geography, D.T., P.E., Music, Art, French and Citizenship are also taught according to the National Curriculum.

Much of your child’s work in school will be practical, investigative and problem solving related to real situations.

However, each National Curriculum area has several essential skills that children will need to develop in order to progress. At Cheriton these skills will be specifically taught as part of a continuous and planned programme of work in each Key Stage.