“Plenty of non-academic opportunities offered eg sports, extra –curricular activities, trips etc.”
“There’s always something going on that keeps the children engaged.”
Parental Questionnaire comments, Autumn 2017
Balshaw Lane's curriculum
At Balshaw Lane, we strive to provide an engaging and motivating curriculum, alongside our aim for high academic standards. We design our curriculum around 'connectors' which link together the learning in different subjects. We find that this makes the learning more meaningful for the children and helps them to make connections to their own experiences and to 'real life'.
The links below explain about our readng and phonics schemes, as well as our connectors. There are also copies of the termly curriculum letters which go out to each class.
Further information can be found by following the link to the DfE's National Curriculum and Early Years curriculum within 'Curriculum Overview'.