Subjects

English

In the Foundation Stage, Literacy is taught in many different ways. The teaching of reading and writing is developed alongside the great emphasis we place upon spoken language. We combine elements of more than one approach to the teaching of phonics and the acquisition of sight vocabulary. Reading is supported by a range of published...

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Maths

Numeracy is all around us and we use it in our everyday lives – often without thinking. At the school we equip children with a full range of knowledge and skills to enable them to understand the world around them. In Reception teachers follow the Early Learning Goals of the Foundation Curriculum. In Key Stage...

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Science

The Bay CE School Science Principles: Science is ‘hands-on’ and investigative. The learning is led by what interests the children and they are encouraged to be curious and explorative.  Science learning is linked to real life experiences and discovering more about the world in which we live.  Science lessons include time to discuss and learn...

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RE

At the Bay Church of England School, we see Religious Education as an integral part of the curriculum and aim to see the ethos and values of a church school permeate all aspects of learning and the school community. Religious Education is taught in accordance with the Isle of Wight syllabus to ensure children are able to explore Christianity...

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Humanities

Humanities (Geography and History) At the Bay C of E School (KS1/2) the children study Geography and History through exciting Learning Experiences. Each year group is working towards the National Curriculum programmes of study and subject content so as to ensure all the objectives are met. Children are encouraged to build on their skills and...

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Music

Mr Mulhern. Teacher of Music.   We have a thriving music curriculum with all children receiving a music lesson each week. A large number of children take the opportunity to learn an instrument. Peripatetic lessons take place weekly in keyboards, guitar, drums and violin although all instrument teachers are available. In addition, all children have...

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PE/Sports

At the school we strive to provide children with a Physical Education curriculum that is enjoyable, exciting and inspires children to improve and achieve. We aim to ensure children develop the skills, stamina, suppleness, agility, strength and balance to participate in a range of activities and show a commitment to PE and school sport. We...

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Computing

Introduction The use of information and communication technology is an integral part of the national curriculum and is a key skill for everyday life. Computers, tablets, programmable robots, digital and video cameras are a few of the tools that can be used to acquire, organise, store, manipulate, interpret, communicate and present information. At The Bay...

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Able, Gifted & Talented

Here at the school we have been identifying and enabling children to achieve their best with excellent classroom provision and enrichment events outside of and within the school for several years. We have liaised with Binstead Primary School in the past and are now working with Newchurch Primary School on a wide range of enrichment events...

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