Our Curriculum

At Ernesettle Community School, we are proud to have an ambitious, knowledge-based curriculum which stimulates our children into independently minded, confident and kind citizens of the future, who aspire to ‘go out into the world and do well, but more importantly go out into the world and do good’. Our curriculum is engaging, innovative, built on first-hand experiences and celebrates all curriculum areas, helping to ensure that our children develop the knowledge and skills they need to excel, and become creative and curious citizens that are required to achieve academic excellence at secondary school and beyond.

Our curriculum has been designed to encompass knowledge and understanding of the world in which we live and the locality in which we live in the South West of England, and also the events that have shaped it in the past to make it what it is today. The topics have been coherently designed to build on one another with clear progression and links so that in subsequent year groups, they will be able to explore concepts deeper, applying their knowledge in different contexts. The curriculum at Ernesettle Community School is grounded in the strongest available evidence about how pupils learn and retain knowledge in the long term, focusing in particular on research from cognitive science.​

Curriculum Map

Ernesettle Community School’s Curriculum Map celebrates all of the topics that the children will be learning.

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Knowledge Organisers

The document identifying the key knowledge that children need to have learned by the end of a topic.

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Curriculum Subject Statements

Detailed information about each of the curriculum areas taught at Ernesettle Community School.

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Curriculum Letters

Each term a curriculum letter is sent home to parents outlining the subjects/topics the children will be studying over that term.

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Family Homework Map

Family Homework is distributed six times during each school year so that children and their families can work collaboratively on a range of activities during the term. A winner from each year group is selected and the overall winner wins a £20 Smyth’s Toy voucher.

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British Values

At Ernesettle Community School we are fully committed to promoting British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

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