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At The Dawnay, we recognise the need to equip your child with the desire to find out more, and the skills with which to do so.  To this end, our curriculum is broad and balanced with a view that if we can inspire interest and enthusiasm, your child will become involved in their learning and will flourish.

The teaching of English including Reading, Writing , Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar, and Speaking and Listening are taught through the context of a half-termly topic. Letters and Sounds, a phonic scheme, is used for younger children, from Reception to early Key Stage 2.

Maths tends to be taught as a discrete subject; however we make links to topics and real life situations wherever possible, to fire enthusiasm and engaged the children. We especially enjoy applying our maths learning in the outdoor environment. Maths is taught in year groups in KS2 as this has been found to have the greatest impact on each individual’s learning.

Foundation subjects are taught through The Cornerstones Curriculum.  Click here to find out more information.