Curriculum Overview

Long Term Planning and Curriculum Overviews

Key Principles for our Curriculum at Fishergate Primary School


The essential knowledge to be educated, global citizens as set out in the National Curriculum.

Fused together with our own personalised school curriculum which includes:

  • Outdoor opportunities including Forest School and the local area
  • Utilising parental and volunteer expertise
  • prioritising inclusion and personalisation
  • working creatively whilst embracing in and cross phase links
  • providing a topic- based approach in which pupils can follow their own interests



Golden Threads       

Vocabulary development, creativity, first hand/real life learning, personalisation, cultural experiences (e.g. seaside, library, art gallery)

Local Context        

Easily accessible local area provides a rich learning resource


Huge socio-economic and cultural diversity of catchment 


Strength of relationship with families and volunteers


Genuine inclusion – culture of tolerance and celebration of difference

Fishergate Primary School Curriculum Aims       

Our curriculum:

  • Provides equal opportunities for all pupils, recognising the worth of different abilities, skills and talents of individuals and groups of pupils
  • Prepares children for membership of a culturally diverse society
  • Widens horizons, and encourages an appetite for learning
  • Fosters self-knowledge, self-esteem, self-confidence and understanding of the beliefs and opinions of others
  • Develops a partnership between the family, school and the community
  • Ensures deep learning and mastery of concepts
Essential Skills/Competencies       

Self-regulation, emotional resilience, independence, communication

More Information about the National Curriculum


Click here to visit the website where you can find out more about the current National Curriculum.