The Cambridge Primary Curriculum
The English programme promotes an enquiry-based approach, developing confidence, creativity and intellectual engagement.
Learners develop English skills they can apply for a range of different purposes and audiences in everyday situations and in study. They will communicate confidently and effectively and develop the critical skills to respond to a range of information, media and texts with understanding and enjoyment.
The curriculum framework covers knowledge, skills and understanding in:
- Speaking and listening
The programme uses a broad range of activities that promote experience, reflection and improvement. Recommended fiction genres, poetry, play scripts and non-fiction text types provide authentic contexts for skills development.
The learning objective is an integrated approach to teaching and learning reading, writing, and speaking and listening skills. Grammar is embedded within reading and writing to promote a meaningful learning experience where learners both explore grammatical concepts through reading and apply them in their own writing.
The Mathematics programme explores explores five content areas:
The curriculum focuses on principles, patterns, systems, functions and relationships so that learners can apply their mathematical knowledge and develop a holistic understanding of the subject. It provides a solid foundation upon which the later stages of education can be built.
Primary English as a Second Language:
Developed in conjunction with Cambridge Assessment English, the programme is based on the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), used across the world to map learners’ progress in English.
Learners will communicate confidently and effectively and develop the critical skills to respond to a range of information, media and texts.
The Use of English strand provides learners with the linguistic features they need to be able to understand and use when engaging with the language receptively (Reading and Listening) and productively (Writing and Speaking). Learners will revisit and engage with language at deeper levels and in different contexts.