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School Name

Whitecote Primary School

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Our Curriculum

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At Whitecote Primary School our curriculum:


  • is engaging and meaningful so that children develop a love of learning


  • offers opportunities to all children to enjoy their learning through practical experiences both in and out of school


  • is broad and balanced with a clear progression of skills


  • develops skills in children, which encourage them to question and inspire them to find their own voice to have a positive impact on their world


  • develops deep learning and thinking skills


  • sets high expectations which enables children to attain and achieve well in relation to their peers nationally


  • develops skills of resilience and independence so that children can grapple with all types of challenges


  • ensures that children's spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and, within this, the promotion of fundamental British values, are at the heart of Whitecote's work.

Early Years Foundation Stage ( Little Doves, Nursery and Reception)


In the Foundation Stage children learn foundation skills in three prime areas, which include:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development 
  • Physical Development 
  • Communication and Language 


And four specific areas:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive Arts and Design

The National Curriculum (Year 1-6)


We follow the National Curriculum which includes three core subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science


There are nine foundation subjects:

  • Art and Design
  • Citizenship 
  • Computing 
  • Design and Technology 
  • Languages (Spanish)
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music 
  • Physical Education 


We also deliver a high quality Religious Education curriculum following the Leeds Agreed Syllabus. 



Educational Visits 


We have lots of educational visits including:


  • Skipton Castle
  • Bridlington 
  • Royal Armouries 
  • Leeds City Museum 
  • Local farms
  • Theatres
  • Places of worship
  • Haworth (residential)
  • National Media Museum
  • Chester Zoo


and many more… !

If you would like to find out more about our school curriculum please speak to your child's class teacher who will be happy to help.