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Staff have been working alongside the Lancashire Maths team and Tim Kirk to work on Maths planning, teaching arithmetic and using apparatus effectively in lessons. A recent Maths walk through had pleasing results with Tim expressing how the teaching of Arithmetic in...
Staff are very fortunate to work closely with Steph Johnson, an English advisor, on developing planning and engaging learning opportunities. Recent training focused on Reading to writing process as well as developing children's vocabulary.
All our curriculum planning contains three key types of knowledge - substantive, procedural and disciplinary. Disciplinary knowledges focuses on the children thinking as a historian, geographer, science etc.. Each unit starts with a big question and the...
Staff receiving CPD from our Art lead, Ms Hickson - looking at developing sketching and developing observational drawings in lessons.
We have a series of key elements which run through all of our curriculum subjects called our Sandylands Golden Threads. Staff put these together over a series of staff meetings and part of our subject guarantees too.
As a staff, we put together an overall Curriculum guarantee which included all the elements important to our children and the local community establishing 'The Sandylands way' for different parts of the curriculum.
It was Number Day recently and we had a great day exploring numbers at school. Firstly, we looked at some data handling and create a human graph in class to show how many children were in groups of shoe sizes. We then completed a carousel of outdoor activities...
Last Updated on May 3, 2022