Curriculum

Please click here to view the link for the National Curriculum

Currently from Year 1 to Year 6 we follow the Lancashire Long Term Plans as a base and use the themes to teach our topics. Please see below for our Long Term Plan.

Curriculum Overview – Thomas Gray

The Broader Curriculum

At Thomas Gray we offer our pupils a broad and balanced curriculum. Our curriculum reaches far beyond the classroom, we provide opportunities for children to participate in a number of events and activities designed to both enhance the delivery of the statutory National Curriculum and provide learning opportunities beyond the statutory requirements.

This section of the website gives a brief outline of some of the curriculum enhancements that we provide…

If you would like to find out more about the curriculum we teach at our school please ask a member of staff. 

Phonics

We follow Read Write Inc in Reception and KS1 to teach letter sounds and reading. There are lots of helpful videos for parents on the Read, Write Inc website on how to help your child at home with phonics and reading.

Parent Support for Read, Write inc

Gangs Project

As part of transition Y6 work with James and the ‘Get Away N Get Safe’ gang prevention programme. The programme is designed to ”educate, inspire and empower young people to take control of their future by rejecting the gang lifestyle”

Gangs website information

School Council

At Thomas Gray pupils are given the opportunity to nominate themselves to be in the school council. Pupils prepare speeches promoting their skills and qualities for the role of school council representative.   The school council have played an active part in the following activities:

  • Writing dinner hall rules
  • Taking on the role of play leaders during lunch time
  • Reviewing the anti bullying policy and writing a child friendly version
  • Working as part of the STRAND network
  • Working on an equality and diversity project with other schools