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Curriculum

At Millbrook, using the National Curriculum. we are committed to teaching a broad, balanced and engaging curriculum that challenges all of our pupils and enriches their lives.

Our reading scheme is the Oxford Reading Tree from Oxford University Press, supplemented with the “Floppy’s Phonics” scheme. We use the ” Letters and Sounds” programme to teach phonics.

Term 1 Once Upon a Time
Term 2 Inspirational Inventors
Term 3 The Great Fire of London
Term 4 The Great Fire of London
Term 5 Wish you were here… in the desert
Term 6 A Pirate’s Life for me

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Recent updates from Dolphin class

  • Book Week 2020

    Teachers and TAs really embraced the start of World Book Week by dressing up as a character or prop from the book that their class is focusing on this week. Check out some of the costumes!

    • Calendar icon March 3, 2020
  • Alexander Graham Bell visits KS1!

    Key Stage One enjoyed a special visit from Alexander Graham Bell as their WOW starter! They had prepared questions to ask him and he was able to give them lots of information about his life. They then used this information to write fact files.

    • Calendar icon November 15, 2019
  • KS1 – Library visit

    KS1 enjoyed their recent trip to West Swindon library. The librarian told the children all about the huge variety of books on offer and they then had the chance to share a book with their friends – which they thoroughly enjoyed. The trip was then rounded off perfectly with a lovely story read to them by the librarian. They were also able to take some books back to school to enjoy.

    • Calendar icon November 5, 2019
  • Times Tables RockStars – Years 2 – 6

    When it comes to times tables, speed AND accuracy are important – the more facts you remember, the easier it is to do harder calculations. Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging programme designed to help pupils master the times tables. Children in Years 2 – 6 have their own login for Times Table Rock Stars. From Monday 28th January to Thursday 7th February we have a new “battle of bands”  and the class that have participated the most…
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    • Calendar icon January 29, 2019
  • Infant Nativity

    Well done to all the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One children for an excellent performance of “Away in a Manger”

    • Calendar icon December 20, 2018
  • Advent Book Calendar in KS1

    Key Stage One are enjoying their annual book advent calendar. What book will be opened today? So far we’ve enjoyed reading Christmas fiction, poems and stories.

    • Calendar icon December 13, 2018