Curriculum Allocation

Curriculum: Time Allocation

 

Explorers Curriculum

 

Time allocation to different curriculum areas.

Physical Development

 

PE/ Swim or Forest School / Horse Riding

Communication

 

Phonics/ Story/ Vocab/ Circle Time/ Rhymes/FMS/ Joint attention time.

PSED

 

Across all subjects.

Expressive Arts

 

CiL – across all areas.

Understanding the World

 

Community Visits / cooking /ICT

Math Concepts 

 

Taught through problem solving

Summary:

 

Times are approximate, the learning of the discrete subjects happens throughout all areas of the curriculum.  Learning of the different EYFS framework strands takes place through Adult or Child initiated Learning.  Snack time and changing time are also used as purposeful learning opportunities to develop all strands of the Early Learning Goals.

 

 

Seekers  Curriculum

Time Allocation to curriculum areas

Subject

Time per week

Details

My Communication

4 hours

Reading, FMS, Phonics, Speaking and Listening

My Thinking and Problem Solving

3 hours

Maths Concepts /Number/ Life Skills problem solving

My Physical and Sensory

 3 hours

PE, Swimming every week for half a term, Home cooking/food exploration.

My Creativity

2 hours

Art, Drama and Music

My World Around Me

4 hours

PSHE and Life Skills, ICT, Community Visits

My Physical and Sensory (Woodland learning)

2 hours

Outdoor Learning

Assemblies

2 x 1/2 hour a week 

Collective reflection/music/ target time

STEAM

1 hour

Science exploration through sensory opportunities

 

Discoverers Curriculum

Time Allocation to curriculum areas

Subject

Time per week

Details

My Communication

4 hours

Reading, FMS, Phonics, Speaking and Listening

My Thinking and Problem Solving

3 hours

Maths Concepts /Number/ Life Skills problem solving

My Physical and Sensory

 3 hours

PE, Swimming every week for half a term, Home cooking/food exploration.

My Creativity

2 hours

Art, Drama and Music

My World Around Me

4 hours

PSHE and Life Skills, ICT, Community Visits

My Physical and Sensory (Woodland learning)

2 hours

Outdoor Learning

Assemblies

2 x 1.2 hour a week 

Collective reflection/music/ target time

STEAM

1 hour

Science exploration through sensory opportunities

Early Enquirers and Enquirers Curriculum

Percentage of time allocation to subject areas

Subject

Time per week

Detail

English

5 hours

Phonics or SPAG, reading, writing, FMS

1 hour S and L

Math

4 hours

Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving through Number, Geometry and Statistics.

ICT

1 hour

Skills and integrated across all subject areas

PSHE

3 hours

RSE, Mental health and Physical Well-being; Social Skills, Life Skills, Self-Care.

Religion and World views

1 hour

Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism

PE

2 hours

Plus 6 weeks of swimming

Creative Arts

2 hours

Art / Music / Drama – Arts Award

My World

2 hours

1 hour

History/ Geography/ Science

Early Enquirers

Careers

1 hour

 Enquirers only

Forest Schools/Woodland learning

1 hour

2 hours

All year

Early Enquirers Only

Home Cooking

1 hour

Cooking skills

FMS

30 mins x 5

Early Enquirers Only

Community Visit

2 hours

Early Enquirers Only

STEAM

1 hour

Exploration of Science activities

Assembly

2 x 1/2 hour a week 

Collective reflection/ target time

 

Enquirers KS4: ORCA and MANTA  

Percentage of Time Allocated to subject Areas

Subject

Time per week

Detail

English - Functional Skills /

Additional English

4 hours

 Reading and Writing

1 hour S and L

Maths

3 hours

Functional Skills

ICT

1 hour

OCR and E-safety, skills integrated into all lessons

PSHE

2 hours

Non-accredited

Religion and World views

1 hour  

Non- accredited

Forest Schools - Horticulture

1 hour

OCR Life and living Accreditation

Home Cooking

2 hours

OCR Life and Living Accreditation

World of work

1 hour

OCR Life and Living Accreditation

PE

2 hours 

OCR: Entry Levels, 6 weeks of swimming

Creative Arts

2 hours

Arts Award: Explore/ Bronze 

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Through PE

 Bronze

STEAM

1 hour a week

Non-accredited / Crest Awards

Assembly

2 x 1/2 hour a week 

Assembly/ Target time

My World

1 hour

Non-accredited

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