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Curriculum Vision Statement

At Castle Academy every child has the best possible start to their learning journey; this is reflected in our curriculum which has clear progression from EYFS to Year 6 and is personalised to all learners. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum which aims to promote collaborative, resilient, resourceful and reflective learners.

Castle Academy personalises the curriculum by making it accessible to all: our curriculum is inclusive. It encompasses the needs of all learners and is delivered by passionate and supportive staff who strive for quality and consistency. The impact of our tailored curriculum enables children to think more deeply, be positive role models and face ongoing challenges confidently whilst remaining engaged in lifelong learning. Our children are prepared for a successful future which will lead to happy and fulfilled adult lives, developed through our school values of hope, trust, pride and respect.

Our school is situated in a culturally rich and diverse community, and we take every opportunity to celebrate our commonalities and differences by teaching children to work respectively and cooperatively. We develop our pupils’ sense of community both in and out of school, so they can leave school with the habits and attitudes which will serve them throughout their lives. This gives our pupils the confidence to thrive in the modern world.

At Castle Academy we believe that we, alongside everyone within our community, are on a continuous learning journey, working together to improve and grow. To fulfil this belief, we underpin our curriculum with positive learning experiences to motivate and inspire our pupils and promote positive wellbeing.

Castle Academy Never Stops Learning

Please click on the document below to view our curriculum overview for each year group in each subject.

Curriculum overview

English overview and outcomes

Maths overview and outcomes


Read, Write Inc

At Castle Academy our children follow Read Write Inc. for phonics.

Please click here for more information.

Relationship and Sex Education

At Castle Academy, we follow the Jigsaw curriculum for Relationship and Sex Education (RSE). 

Please click on the links below for more information

RSHE - A Guide for Parents and Carers leaflet

Jigsaw - Information Leaflet for Parents and Carers

You can visit our PHSE webpage here for more information about our PHSE curriculum.

Religious Education

The RE curriculum is determined by the local Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE), which is responsible for producing the locally agreed syllabus for RE. Agreed Syllabuses used in schools (maintained or academy), which are not designated with a religious character must ‘reflect the fact that the religious traditions in Great Britain are in the main Christian, while taking account of the teaching and practices of the other principal religions represented in Great Britain’. Schools with a religious designation may prioritise one religion in their RE curriculum, but all schools must recognise diverse religions and systems of belief in the UK both locally and nationally.

The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education




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