Brookhurst Primary School
A place to think and grow

Learning

Curriculum

  • Curriculum policy

    Our curriculum forms the basis for our pupils' learning and their experiences during their time at Brookhurst. We are proud that our curriculum goes beyond the requirements of the National Curriculum...

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  • Art and music

    The Arts play a fundamental role in the education of the ‘whole child'. Your child will engage in activities which involve creating, performing, presenting and responding to the whole spectrum of...

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  • Design technology

    Design and Technology prepares pupils to participate in tomorrow’s rapidly changing technologies. They learn to think and intervene creatively to improve quality of life. The subject enables them to...

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  • English

    Understanding the English language underpins most of the learning a child does. We encourage a love of reading, a curiosity about words, an ability to write coherently for many different audiences, a...

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  • French

    In teaching a modern foreign language at Brookhurst in Year 5 and Year 6, we aim to develop children's ability to learn another language - in this case, French - enhancing their all-round learning...

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  • History and geography

    At Brookhurst we want children to learn about the world in which they live in today and how the past helped to shape that world. History We encourage children to enjoy studying the past and to work as...

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  • ICT

    Please see our guide to staying safe online which supports parents/carers to develop their child’s computing skills in a safe way and includes: web links to help set up privacy settings for online...

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  • Mathematics

    We aim to help our pupils develop a positive attitude towards mathematics. The outcome of this should be numerate children who are confident enough to tackle mathematical problems independently using...

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  • Physical Education (PE)

    Physical Education (PE) develops pupils' physical competence and confidence. It promotes physical skill, development and knowledge of the body and provides opportunities for children to be creative,...

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  • RE and PHSE

    This page outlines our curriculum for Religious Education (RE) and Personal, Social, Health Education & Citizenship (PSHE). Religious Education (RE) This school is not affiliated to any religious...

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  • Science

    “Science does not tell us everything that we want to know about life, or all we need to know.” - Colin Tudge, science writer Why we teach science at Brookhurst School Science teaches children...

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Topic webs

  • Foundation

    This is the current topic web for our Foundation (Reception) pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This...

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  • Year one

    This is the current topic web for our Year One pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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  • Year two

    This is the current topic web for our Year Two pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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  • Year three

    This is the current topic web for our Year Three pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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  • Year four

    This is the current topic web for our Year Four pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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  • Year five

    This is the current topic web for our Year Five pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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  • Year six

    This is the current topic web for our Year Six pupils. Every term we publish the topic webs for each year-group showing what they will be studying during the course of this term. This allows you to...

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Reading

  • Approach to reading

    At Brookhurst we encourage a love of reading and aim to teach children key literacy skills through our English curriculum, delivered in line with the National Curriculum for English. Our approach to...

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  • KS1 - reading schemes

    To encourage a love of reading in our youngest children (Key Stage 1) we use the Oxford Reading Tree scheme - the UK's number one reading programme. This popular and successful programme uses...

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Other

  • Virtual learning environment

    Brookhurst has its own virtual learning environment; this is commonly known as The Portal (which is a much more exciting name)! How to login to the Portal The Portal can be accessed by logging on to...

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