Curriculum

English

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Subject Leader: Miss Kilkenny. At Lee Brigg we aim to develop children’s literacy skills through a topic based approach which, wherever possible is book led. We aim to provide opportunities for children to develop their literacy skills through other subjects such as History, RE and Science as we want children to see how literacy can be used effectively in other areas of the curriculum. English is taught daily in all classes as a designated lesson and also as a cross curricular medium. As the English Curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils become fluent in the fundamentals of reading, writing, spelling…

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Maths

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Subject Leader: Miss Gordon (Temporary) At Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School we believe that the teaching of mathematics should equip children with the strategies, knowledge and mathematical language to help them to understand and make sense of the world around them. Our aim is that all of our children become independent learners, who can apply logical reasoning, problem solving skills and the ability to think in abstract ways. Mathematics is a whole network of concepts and relationships, which children can use to analyse and communicate information and ideas and to tackle a range of practical tasks and real life problems. Mathematics…

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Science

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Subject Leader : Miss Gordon (Temporary). Science at Lee Brigg Infant & Nursery School is about developing children's ideas and ways of working, to enable them to make sense of the world in which they live, through investigation, as well as using…

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Physical Education, Health & Well-being

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Subject Leader : Mrs Tutt Physical Education is an important part of the curriculum at Lee Brigg. We encourage all of our children to be physically active at school and to develop a habit of being active, which will stay with them through childhood…

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Geography

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Subject Leader : Miss Gordon In our diverse society children need, more than ever before, to understand other people and cultures. Geography makes a major contribution to children's physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. In short, geography matters! Geography teaches an understanding…

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Religious Education

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Subject Leader : Mrs Windsor At Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School our R.E. Curriculum is taught in line with the Wakefield Agreed Syllabus 2018. The curriculum for R.E. aims to ensure that all pupils: 1. Know about and understand a range of religions…

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British Values and SMSC

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Central to the school’s ethos is the idea that each child should be prepared for living life in modern Britain. This is achieved through embedding Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development (SMSC) and British Values (BV) throughout the curriculum. The spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of each child is recognised as being of fundamental importance for the education of all children by Governors, staff and parents of our school. It is taught not only through all subjects, in particular RE and PHSE, but also through the school ethos and collective worship. It supports all areas of learning and can…

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Art and Design

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"There is no must in art because art is free." Wassily Kandinsky Subject Leader : Mrs Taylor At Lee Brigg Infants and Nursery School…

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Music

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"Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything." (Plato) Subject Leader : Mrs Taylor / Specialist Teacher At Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School we believe that music will enrich the lives…

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Computing

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Subject Leader: Mrs Guppy. We aim to provide a high-quality computing education, which equips pupils to use computational language and thinking, as well as their own creativity, to understand and change the world! The core of computing is computer science, in which pupils are taught the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work, and how to put this knowledge to use through programming. Children attending our school have a wide range of prior knowledge in relation to using technology. We plan for this by providing our children with a range of technologies to use and explore from their very earliest…

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