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“I think the curriculum is very structured and thorough, thus giving the children the best chance of a great education and for future success.”

“The curriculum certainly stimulates our boys’ passion for learning.”

“The children really learn about a wide range of topics which really broadens their learning and understanding as well as placing high value on the core subject areas.”

Parental Questionnaire comments, Autumn 2019.


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'.