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Our Curriculum

NJA Curriculum Intent Statement

The aim of the Normanton Junior Academy curriculum is to provide all pupils with immersive learning experiences that ensure pupils are not only engaged but are eager to drive their own learning. We place great emphasis on learning in context through real world scenarios and experiences and on making a tangible difference to the local community.

We believe it is imperative that key values are instilled in all our pupils so that they are well placed to develop into good citizens and are well prepared for life in modern Britain. Our curriculum is designed to raise aspirations by exposing children to different paths to a successful future whilst promoting physical and mental health and wellbeing.

School values:

  • We work together
  • We make a difference
  • Everyone learning
  • We have high standards
  • We have respect for all
  • We include everyone

Our Year Groups

Explore each year group and the learning that happens day-to-day and term-to-term. Discover the exciting and diverse topic the children learn and the different events and visits they hold as part of their curriculum.

 

Year 6 SATs

Year 6 children work incredibly hard through the year, preparing themselves for their SATs. Find out more about their SATs this year, including key dates and important resources to help them revise.

After School Learning

At NJA, children have the opportunity to take part in a whole range of after school activities, from sports and physical activities to singing, languages, computing and writing. There is something for everyone!

 

Visits and Events

Throughout the year, there are numerous special events and visits that the school go on. Have a look at some of the whole school visits and events that occur through the year, as well as special visits and events with clubs, for examples the Young Voices event.

Reading

At Normanton, we feel a love of reading is important to foster in all our children. Here you can discover more about our reading curriculum and how we foster that love, as well as how we develop children's reading skills.

Writing

Find out more about our writing curriculum at NJA.

Maths

Find out more about the Maths curriculum at NJA

Physical Education

We take real pride in our PE at Normanton, from running 1K every day to developing skills and fitness in PE lessons. FInd out more here about what the children are learning in their PE lessons.

Science

Find out more about the Science curriculum at NJA.

Art

Find out more about the Art curriculum at NJA.

ICT

In our modern world, developing children's ICT skills so they can use computers effectively and more importantly safely is essential. Have a look at our ICT page to find out more about or ICT provision at NJA.

Music

Our children have a love of music and performing which we foster through dedicated lessons and assemblies, as well as after school clubs. Discover a little more about our music curriculum, take a couple of interactive lessons, or take part in one of our ukelele challenges! 

SMSC

Find out more about the childrens' Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural learning at NJA.

MFL

As part of our Modern Foreign Language provision at NJA, the chidren have an hours French lesson with Miss Lydnsky, our specialist French teacher.