Curriculum

At Co-op Academy Portland we have a clear approach to our curriculum. Our overviews will give you a lot more detail about what is happening in class throughout the year.

Academy

Early Years Provision

Intent At Co-op Academy Portland we place great value on the development of children as individuals and providing them with the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to prepare them…

Early Years Provision

English

Our English lessons develop pupils’ spoken language, reading, writing and vocabulary. We teach English in a cross-curricular way, linking up with other areas of the curriculum through a whole text…

English

Mathematics

Mathematics is taught through a daily mathematics lesson. Lessons focus on whole-class teaching with a strong emphasis on calculation, reasoning and problem solving. Pupils are challenged to calculate efficiently, explain…

Mathematics

Computing

Intent In line with the 2014 National Curriculum for Computing, our aim is to provide a high-quality computing education which equips children to use computational thinking and creativity to understand…

Computing

Science

Intent The 2014 National Curriculum for Science aims to ensure that all children: ● develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. ●…

Science

Art

Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge…

Art

Design and Technology

Intent Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Design and Technology encourages children to learn to think and intervene creatively to solve problems both as individuals and…

Design and Technology

Geography

Intent At Co-op Academy Portland we believe that Geography helps to provoke and provide answers to questions about the natural and human aspects of the world. Children are encouraged to…

Geography

History

Intent The history curriculum at Co-op Academy Portland makes full use of resources within the immediate and wider local area enabling children to develop a deep understanding of the rich…

History

PSHE (Personal; Social and Health Education)

Intent To build a PSHE curriculum which develops learning and results in the acquisition of knowledge and skills which enables children to access the wider curriculum and to prepare children…

PSHE (Personal; Social and Health Education)

Spanish

Intent The 2014 National Curriculum for Modern Foreign Languages aims to ensure that all children: • Understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources….

Spanish

Music

Music Action Plan 2020-21

Music

Physical Education

Intent The aim of our physical education curriculum is to inspire all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. We provide opportunities for pupils…

Physical Education

Religious Education

Intent In line with the current Wirral Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education, Religious Education will be delivered in school to meet the agreed syllabus aims by: • Including knowledge and…

Religious Education