Curriculum

Cranberry Academy’s curriculum is designed to ensure that all pupils have access to all that the National Curriculum offers and more. It is planned carefully to ensure that all children are challenged, engaged and motivated to learn. We believe that education is preparation for life. 

 Our Intent 

 

At Cranberry Academy, we would like our curriculum to be purposeful and memorable. We believe that our curriculum will create well-rounded, lifelong learners who are prepared for the challenges and adventures that await them through our values of respect, resilience, happiness, self-belief, curiosity and kindness. These values are at the heart of everything that we do. The school’s curriculum is focused on the development of children’s knowledge and skills across all primary subjects with the aim of ensuring that the children are ready for the next stage of their learning and will therefore impact positively on their cultural capital. The National Curriculum subjects have been organised into themes with consideration given to how learning within each subject is connected and sequenced (where curriculum content is not strengthened or supported by a thematic approach, it is taught in discrete lessons). We are proud that our curriculum is accessible to all children including meeting the needs of children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (see SEND Policy and Equality Statement) 

 

TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF 

Our teachers and support staff are outstanding in terms of qualifications, experience and commitment. We have an Inclusion team who are fully trained to meet the safeguarding and emotional needs of the children and their families. 

 

EXTRA CURRICULUM OPPORTUNITIES 

Cranberry Academy is fully committed to providing quality extra curricular activities and opportunities. All children in FS2, Key Stage 1 and 2 (age 5-11) have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of clubs including football, computing, choir, art and crafts, Lego club and many others. 

Should you wish to visit our school to see our excellent facilities for yourself, or find out more information about our curriculum, please do come and visit us – we would love to see you. 

 

KS1 Curriculum Map

KS2 Curriculum Map

FS1 Long term overview 

English Reading Progression Map

English Writing Progression Map

Maths Progression Map

Science Progression Map

Music Progression Map

History Progression Map

French Progression Map

Computing Progression Map

PSHE Progression Map

Science Long Term Plan

History Progression Map

PE Progression Map

D&T Progression map

Outdoor Learning intent

Outdoor Learning Overview

Art Progression map

RE Progression Map

Geography Progression Map 

Useful websites for the curriculum 

Khans Academy 

https://www.khanacademy.org – especially good for maths and computing for all ages

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Blockly
https://blockly.games 
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch (This link is also on our computing page) 
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

ICT Games ( also see attached some home learning cards)

https://www.ictgames.com/ – A range of online activities linked to subjects for KS1 and KS2

Y1 Learning cards

Y2 learning cards

Y3+ Learningcards

Doorwayonline

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/ –

Interactive activities covering a whole range of subjects and year groups

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
Activities to try in the garden!

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Educational apps (click on the link below)

 
 

Educational apps for children

Home learning packs and Activities