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Curriculum

At Penhale Infant School we want children to be successful learners and develop a lifelong love of learning. We teach the skills they need to be successful learners and the language they need to express how they can become successful learners. We do this through Hartley Hounds Learning Friends.

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Below you will find maps and overviews relating the the curriculum we provide at Penhale Infant School.

Staff carefully choose topics that engage children’s imagination and encourage a desire to learn for themselves.  We support children to develop their independence and resilience by taking risks and trying new learning experiences. All of our topics start…

The below documents provide an overview to the curriculum and projects that the children will be working to.

Phonics has a strong focus in the school curriculum across all of the year groups. The school uses Jolly Phonics and Letters and Sounds as the basis for its phonics teaching. In the nursery the teaching of phonics…

The School has a colour banded reading scheme which provides the children with the opportunity to read from a range of texts and a mixture of reading schemes.  The individual reading books are sorted into their book band…

English English includes Spoken Language, Reading and Writing.  Speaking and listening skills are strongly encouraged as we want our children to develop a wide vocabulary.  Children need to be able to express themselves clearly and confidently as well as listening to…