Science

Science is a key part of our curriculum. It aims to be awe-inspiring and develop children’s understanding of the world around them.

At Colfe’s, we follow the ‘Snap Science’ (Collins) scheme of work which means children get a balanced coverage of topics. Science lessons are mainly taught through practical work whereby children plan, carry out and evaluate a focussed investigation. Science lessons are creative, ‘hands on’ and use a range of resources. We are fortunate enough to have a dedicated Science Lab, where all of the Science teaching takes place.

Art & Design

Within Art children have the opportunity to work on a variety of techniques such as: drawing and painting, collage, textile, 3D design, printmaking and digital media.

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Computing

In all Key Stage 2 year groups we aim to develop IT skills, building upon previous experiences and developing them further.

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English

The teaching of English covers three main areas: speaking and listening, reading, and writing.

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Humanities

We encourage children to develop their knowledge of people and places by looking at the local areas and issues as well as those in the wider world.

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Learning Support

Learning Support help pupils throughout their Colfe’s journey, ensuring a smooth the transition to the Senior School.

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Mathematics

At Colfe’s the ‘Busy Ants Maths‘ scheme (Collins) is used as the basis for learning in order to ensure every objective from the National Curriculum is taught.

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Modern Languages

At Colfe’s, all children have the opportunity to learn French and Spanish at Key Stage 2.

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Personal, Social, Health & Economic Education

PSHE gives children the tools to help them understand how they are developing both socially and personally and endeavours to investigate wider moral, social and cultural issues.

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Religious Studies

KS2 children learn about the six major faiths of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Sikhism and Hinduism.

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Science

Science is a key part of our curriculum - it aims to be awe-inspiring and develop children’s understanding of the world around them.

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How to apply

Find out more about how to apply for Colfe's School. Our main entry points are at ages 3, 4, 11 and 16.