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Lawnside Academy



  • to enable all children to learn, and develop their skills, to the best of their ability;
  • to promote a positive attitude towards learning, so that children enjoy coming to school, and acquire a solid basis for lifelong learning;
  • to teach children the basic skills of literacy and numeracy;
  • to enable children to be innovative, to use ‘thinking’ and problem-solving skills, and to be independent learners;
  • to develop children’s skills of team work and the ability to work in collaboration with others;
  • to enable children to understand and appreciate the arts, and give them opportunities to develop their own artistic and creative abilities;
  • to teach children about the developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time;
  • to help children understand Britain's cultural heritage;
  • to enable children to appreciate and understand the importance of scientific and technological discoveries and development;
  • to give children an awareness of and experience of speaking and understanding other languages than English;
  • to teach children ICT skills and to apply these skills across the curriculum to support their learning;
  • to appreciate and value the contribution made by all ethnic groups in our multi-cultural society;
  • to enable children to be positive citizens, contributing to the society in which they live;
  • to fulfil all the requirements of the National Curriculum and the Locally Agreed Syllabus for religious education;
  • to teach children to have an awareness of their own spiritual development, and to distinguish right from wrong;
  • to help children understand the importance of truth and fairness, so that they grow up committed to equal opportunities for all;
  • to enable children to have respect for themselves and high self-esteem, and to live and work co-operatively with others.


Below you will find the curriculum overviews / long-term plans for each key stage.

For more detail on each subject, please click on the individual subject title.