Our Curriculum

At Avenue we use a creative and exciting curriculum throughout the school.

Recently we did a Learning Walk where we looked at the learning that has been going on across the school, focusing particularly on how we use the Learning Challenge Curriculum to lead learning. Have a look at the video to see what we found…

In Years 1-6 the curriculum is based around the Learning Challenge Curriculum. This is an interactive question-based approach, where all learning is based around a Science, Geography or History ‘Driver.’ In English and Maths, we link the objectives to our overarching Learning Challenge Curriculum drivers (where appropriate) and ensure we cover all aspects of the new national curriculum.

Here is some of the work we have been doing within the Learning Challenge Curriculum.

In Early Years and the Foundation Stage, we also link our learning to an overarching question to lead the children’s learning and ensure we cover all aspects of the EYFS Objectives.

Achieving our aim

The Avenue Primary community is committed to providing the best possible inclusive education for all our pupils, to develop the full potential in each and every one of them and to provide that education in a safe and secure environment. To this end we work with the London Borough of Newham and with the Manor Park Schools Soft Federation to provide the resources and support to achieve that aim. The school has developed a full range of policies, which spell out how we will implement the National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum as well as providing a secure environment free of bullying, sexism and racism.

These policies are regularly reviewed and updated to ensure that the school is fulfilling the aims that it has set itself, and that it is complying with the latest guidance, regulations and legal obligations. The curriculum policy statement sets the context within which the other policies should be read.

In partnership with other agencies we:

  • Aim to raise educational achievement and develop the full potential in each individual.
  • Challenge and overcome low expectations about educational standards and achievements, acknowledging and challenging disadvantage and discrimination in all forms.
  • Value individuals and communities.
  • Acknowledge specific individual needs and meet them as far as possible within available resources.
  • Provide wide and varied educational experiences, which are based on the appropriate nationally approved curriculums.

When planning the curriculum we will ensure that it:

  • Draws on and recognises the value of linguistic, religious, cultural and ethnic diversity, particularly within our local community and that it presents positive images to our pupils.
  • Caters for the needs of all pupils in mainstream classes.
  • Recognises and plans for the need of all pupils including those with Special Needs and the Gifted and Talented.
  • Use available resources effectively to meet the individual needs of all pupils.
  • Actively discourage and challenges the use of racial and personal abuse, graffiti and attacks.

All pupils will:

  • Have an education that allows them to acquire knowledge, skills, understanding and practical abilities with the motivation to use them.
  • Be shown respect as learners and individuals.

Curriculum overviews/maps

Click on a year group below to find out what the children are learning this term.