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Super SATs results above the local and national average.Charity of the year with the Co-op achieved by our Young Leaders.At the recent Rochdale Music Festival our bands won in all three categories- our Full band of 35 children aged 7-11, our Training band and our Ensemble Band (for more experienced players). We won the Musical theatre section with a superb rendition of two songs from Oliver! Our wind band did really well too.We are the overall year 6 winners of Springhill Athletics 2017.Winner of the Football League and local tournament.Our band was filmed by BBC for Cbeebies programme for broadcast in December.

Upper Key Stage 2

 

General information.

Upper Key Stage 2 comprises of four classes. Classes 11 and 12 make up Year 5 and classes 13 and 14 make up Year 6. Each class has approximately 30 children of mixed ability. The classrooms are spacious and bright and benefit from computers, mobile laptop stations and reading areas. During the school day the children in upper Key Stage 2 are provided with a range of practical and first hand experiences. Whilst engaging in such activities and other lessons the children are provided with the opportunity to work with other children. They are also provided with opportunities to work closely with a teacher.

  

Subjects covered.

Speaking and Listening, Reading, Writing, Handwriting, Grammar, Vocabulary, Punctuation and Spelling are the main aspects of the English Curriculum. The children are also taught Mathematics. Mathematics covers the following strands: number and place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions (including decimals and percentages), measurement, geometry - properties of shapes, geometry - position and direction, ratio and proportion and algebra. The children are also taught mental maths skills and participate in problem solving and reasoning activities. The children in Key Stage 2 are also taught the subjects outlined in the National Curriculum. These subjects are Science, Religious Education, Art, Computing, Design and Technology, Geography, History, Modern Foreign Langauages, Music, PSHCE and Physical Education. 

 

Support Staff.

The support staff who work with children in upper Key Stage 2 are :-  Ms Roddy, Mrs Blackmore, Mrs Moss  and Mrs Allerly.

 

Our support staff work closely as a team to support all children within Key Stage 2. Roles of support staff include :-

 

  • Working with more able children (Gifted and talented)
  • Working with less able children (SEN)
  • Educational visits
  • Supporting computing work
  • Guided read and writing sessions 
  • Guided maths sessions

 

We also have learning support assistants, who work on a one to one basis with individual children. 

 

Pictures of Upper Key Stage 2 environment