Skipton Parish Church C of E (VC) Primary School

Believing and Achieving Together

English is taught through 'The Power of Reading' developed by CLPE.  we use quality texts to inspire writing and develop key Literacy skills.  For more information please click below.  

Each child has a skills journal in their writing books and follows the 'steps to success' to develop themselves as independent writers who are reflective and edit their own work.  There is a focus on grammar and punctuation skills.

English in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Children are taught early reading and writing skills following the Reading and Writing strands of the Literacy Area of Development.  Staff use a variety of texts which offer rich opportunities for developing vocabulary through reading and which provide a strong stimulus for writing.

Maths is taught following the Maths Hub materials, developed with the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics.  This is a research based approach that ensures children master mathematical concepts and understanding.  For more information please click on the link below.

Maths in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Children are taught early number, shape and measure concepts through practical activities across all areas of the provision and a daily numbertime session. The Maths Hub materials are used to guide planning and teaching which follows the Number and Shape, Space and Measure strands of the Maths Area of Development.