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Nurturing Inquiring Minds

The Curriculum

Curriculum Intent Statement - ‘Nurturing Inquiring Minds’

Our intent embodies our school values: Love of Learning; Belonging; Independent Thinking and Determination. Children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure the education we provide meets their needs and is relevant both now and for the future. Inclusion is central to our ethos and we value and celebrate diversity. We aim for our children to be lifelong learners and to develop a love of learning that will grow with them. From the outset, we teach our children that learning is a process facilitated by mistakes and encourage them to identify for themselves what they need to change next time. We promote an open mind set which encourages collaboration and builds confidence, determination and resilience. Our curriculum stimulates children’s natural curiosity, providing opportunities for questioning and independent thinking. It ensures that basic skills are well taught and embedded, to assure children’s readiness for transition to Key Stage Two. 

Please click on the link to view our Curriculum Map.

Please click on the following links to view the Curriculum Overview for each year group.

The following links provide more information about the teaching and learning of English, including phonics, and maths at Riverhead Infants' School.


The Reception Reading Meeting can be found in our Children's Section of the web site.

Please click on the following link for "top tips" on reading bedtime stories.


Cerrie Burnell's top tips for reading bedtime stories | Oxford Owl - YouTube


For information on the EYFS Phonics and Reading meetings, please click on the link.


Please click on the following links to learn about our wider curriculum.

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