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Royal Wharf Primary School

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Curriculum Overview

Our theme based curriculum is cross curricular and subjects (English, history, geography, science, design and technology, music, art and ICT) are all taught through termly topics. The subject goals cover the knowledge (the facts and information that children should learn), the skills (the practical abilities that children should be able to master) and the understanding (the deeper awareness of key concepts that develops over time).


Our curriculum consists of three core themes (7-9 weeks) per year and is then flanked by smaller pockets of learning (1-3 weeks). 

Curriculum Overview

Our shorter units of learning are whole school and are briefly explained here:

For more detailed information about our topics, please visit the year group sections of our topic page, by clicking the link below.

To read more about why we teach through topics (or themes), please click on the link below.