Bothal Primary School’s Curriculum Aims:

  • fulfil statutory requirements.
  • enable pupils to fulfil their potential.
  • meet the needs of young people of all abilities.
  • provide equal access for all pupils to a full range of learning experiences beyond statutory guidelines.
  • help pupils to develop lively, enquiring minds, an ability to question and argue rationally and an ability to apply themselves to tasks and physical skills.
  • include the following characteristics: breadth, balance, relevance, differentiation, progression, continuity and coherence.
  • ensure continuity and progression within the school and between phases of education.
  • foster teaching styles, which will offer and encourage a variety of relevant learning opportunities.
  • help pupils to use language, handwriting and number effectively.
  • help pupils develop personal moral values, respect for religious values and tolerance of other races’ beliefs and ways of life, including an understanding and respect for fundamental British values.
  • Help pupils understand the world in which they live.
  • Equip children with the knowledge and understanding needed to live a healthy lifestyle.
  • ensure that the curriculum incorporates, and is improved and extended by, the partnership’s threads of: STEM, PE and Performing Arts.
  • seek external accreditation of pathways modules for learners across the primary school (for example: primary arts award, junior young PE leaders, Primary Engineers).


If you would like discuss any aspect of the school’s curriculum, please contact the following staff via the school office:

Mrs A Parker (2 Year Olds, Nursery and Reception)

Mrs L Johnson (KS1 inc. PSHE, reading schemes and RWI)

Mr A Spence (RE/PSHE)

Mr A Judson (Science KS2)

Mrs E Pink (English KS2)

Mr A Kemp (Maths KS2)

Mrs H Walker (Computing and E-Safety)

Miss R Alexander (History and Geography)

Mr A Hewitt (PE)

Mr M Browell (Music KS2)

Miss C Deal (Art and D/T)

Mr J Palmer (STEM)

Miss L. Hall   (Whole school overview)