Curriculum

At Discovery Academy we follow the Early Years (under 5s) Foundation Stage framework (EYFS) and the National Curriculum for Years 1 to 6.  Our academy curriculum is accessible, exciting, challenging and engaging for all learners regardless of ability or background.

Our curriculum explained

Early Years Foundation Stage

At Discovery Academy, our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staff are passionate about early childhood development and education. Our…

National Curriculum Years 1 - 6

Key Stage 1 Curriculum Overview Underpinned by the National Curriculum our curriculum ensures that essential key skills are taught across…

Phonics

At Discovery Academy children from Nursery to Year 1 engage in phonics activities daily, at a level appropriate for them. This is our…

British Values

Guidance from the DfE states that schools should ‘Promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual…

Assessing pupil progress

At Discovery Academy we assess pupils using the Development Matters document, Early Learning Goals and the National Curriculum. Early…

Targets

At Discovery Academy children are assessed every half term according to the National Curriculum objectives (see assessing pupil’s…

Spiritual, moral, social & cultural

At Discovery Academy we recognise our obligations with regard to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural education of the pupils at our…