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 & 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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  • Computing

    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...

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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 French as our selected modern foreign language at Brookhurst, children in year 3 – 6 are given the opportunity to develop their reading, writing and oral skills in another language...

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  • History & 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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  • 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, PSHE & SRE

    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...

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Topic webs

  • Foundation

    We will continue to send out suggested activities on a Friday, for the following week. This will also be what the children in school are completing. We will continue with our regular StarLeaf sessions...

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  • Year one

    Learning will be sent out weekly in time to learn on Monday morning. During the current phased return to school, the children who are in school will access the same learning opportunities as the...

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  • Year two

    In Year 2 we will be continuing to send a weekly timetable of suggested learning tasks based around our Summer Topic; The Great Fire of London. These will include themed Maths activities, Literacy...

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  • Year three

    Just a quick update from the Year 3 team to give you some idea of how things will be working, moving forward. Each Sunday you will receive an email containing a learning pack that we have put together...

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  • Year four

    In Year 4 we will continue to send home a suggested timetable and home learning package for each day covering the curriculum topics usually taught in the summer term. The skills the children will be...

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  • Year five

    Year 5 home learning is emailed to parents daily (as requested by parents). During the current phased return to school, children who are in school will be accessing the same learning opportunities as...

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  • Year six

    I just wanted to give you a quick update on how the support with home learning will continue now that some of year 6 have returned to school. We will continue to send out planning on a Friday...

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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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  • 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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