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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 Let’s Celebrate
Term 3 Historical Superheroes
Term 4 Dungeons and Dragons
Term 5 Wish you were here… in the ocean
Term 6 Down on the Farm

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Recent updates from Starfish class

  • 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
  • KS1 – Hanukkah

    We have been learning about the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. The year 2 children taught the Year 1 children how to play Spin the Dreidel. They then used this experience to write a set of commands to teach others how to play.

    • Calendar icon December 13, 2018
  • Celebrations in KS1

    Key Stage 1 have been learning about Celebrations. For the first two weeks of term, we learned all about the Hindu festival of Diwali and how it is celebrated. To finish off our learning we had our own Diwali celebration outside. We made rangoli patterns out of leaves and chalk. We acted out the story of Rama and Sita. We made a bridge to get to the island of Lanka. We danced Bollywood style. Take a look at us enjoying…
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    • Calendar icon December 3, 2018
  • Staying Healthy at Millbrook- Yr 1 & 2 football

    Millbrook Year 1 and 2 children represented the school in a football tournament against our LACT schools on Friday 23rd November.  The team were superb and won the final!  Every squad member played a game and were instrumental in the success of the team.  Lets hope they continue their love of the sport outside of school as well!

    • Calendar icon November 26, 2018