Reception Curriculum

The Reception curriculum design is currently under reconstruction to reflect the new ‘Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage’ which came into effect from 1st September 2021. The half termly Curriculum Overviews are available to view on the website as they are written and developed by staff. The Reception Jigsaw document outlines the ‘Reception … Read more

Intent, Implementation and Impact of our Mathematics Curriculum

Intent Why do we teach this? Why do we teach it in the way we do? “A high-quality mathematics education provides a foundation for understanding the world, the ability to reason mathematically, an appreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics, and a sense of enjoyment and curiosity about the subject.”      2014 National Curriculum for … Read more

English – Intent, Implementation and Impact

Intent of our English curriculum Our curriculum is aligned with the National Curriculum for English 2014 and is designed to develop children’s love of reading, writing, discussion and performance. Our aim is for William Ransom School to be a reading school full of avid and enthusiastic readers who care about books and believe that books … Read more

Useful Documents for Parents

The National Curriculum for English: Glossary of Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Terminology End of Year Writing Expectations Top 100 books by Year Group: Documents to be added: End of Year Reading Expectations Letters sent home to parents regarding English Reading Prompt Questions for parents