The National Curriculum for Reception
In Reception, we follow the Early Years Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage, published in March 2014 by the DfES. This Framework specifies the requirement for learning and development in the Early Years and provides specific areas of learning we must cover in our curriculum. These areas are:
- 1, -Personal, Social and Emotional Development
2. -Physical Development
3. -Communication and Language development
6. -Understanding the World
7. - Expressive Arts and Design
The National Curriculum for Years 1-6
The National Curriculum in England is currently in a process of transition. At Market Deeping Community Primary School we are currently following the timetable for transition, between the National Curriculum (2000) and the National Curriculum (2014), as set out by the Department of Education. To view the timetable for transition between curriculums please click on the link below:
From September 2013, the school has adopted and taught programmes of study set out in the National Curriculum (2014) for Foundation subjects: (Art & Design, Design Technology, Computing (formerly known as Information Technology), Music, History, Geography and Physical Education.
From September 2014 children in Year 1, Year 3, Year 4 and Year 5 will follow and be taught programmes of study from the 2014 National Curriculum in English, Mathematics and Science. Children in Year 2 and Year 6 will still follow and be taught programmes of study from the existing National Curriculum (2000) until the end of the academic year 2015.
From September 2015, they will follow and be taught programmes of study from the National Curriculum 2014.
To read the full programmes of study, for individual year groups and key stages, published by the Department of Education, for the National Curriculum (2014), please click upon the links below:
To read a guide for parents to the new national curriculum 2014 please click the link below.
To read the 2014 Curriculum in its entirety please click upon the link below
You can see our whole school curriculum map for each year group below.