Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

At The Ryde School we have worked hard to develop a creative and innovative curriculum that both inspires and motivates our children to learn. Based on the National Curriculum, we offer a rich themed cross curricular approach to learning each half term, where children have opportunities to learn outside the classroom.  Children’s learning is assessed …

English

Below is the link to our Phonics and Early Reading Policy English at The Ryde School What the research tells us: Education Endowment Fund research indicates that all pupils benefit from oral language interventions, and some studies show slightly larger effects for younger children and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds (up to six months’ additional progress). Education Endowment …

Maths

Reception In reception, maths learning is completed through teacher led activities as well as explore and learn time. The EYFS framework says that ‘Developing a strong grounding in number is essential so that all children develop the necessary building blocks to excel mathematically’. Year 1 Year 2 Our parents came in and helped us with …

PSHE

Physical Education

District Sports On Monday 22nd July, Class 3, 4, 5 and 6 took part in the district sport competition. Different year groups competed in different events including, relay racing, long jump, high jump, target bean bag throwing and a throwing for distance event. Every child who took part worked hard in the events they were …

Science

Class 1 Class 2 Suitability of materials We tested different materials to discover which would be best to make a pair of wellies. We considered how to make it a fair test and identified that it needed to be waterproof and strong     Alive, dead, never been alive. We placed a hula hoop on …

Computing

History

Geography

Geography-at-The-Ryde-School-Jun-2022

Music

The Ryde School uses music to overcome lockdown blues Music has played a vital role in the recovery of children who suffered through mental illness due to isolation during the pandemic for two years. The Ryde School, in Pleasant Rise, Hatfield, has encouraged the use of music to stimulate emotional responses, develop creative, social and …

Design and Technology

Nursery Design and Technology is about making something for somebody for a purpose. In Early Years, much of the time spent on design and technology is spent exploring and combining different materials. In doing this, children learn about the properties of materials and how to use them to solve problems. As their projects progress, children …

Early Years

Early Years at The Ryde School July 2022 EYFS Review 2021 2022