The National Curriculum

To find out more about the curriculum expectations for each subject, please click on the links below, which will take you to the Department for Education National Curriculum publication. Although the subjects are discrete, through our creative curriculum and our approach in choreographing a creative pathway through learning, meaningful links are made between disciplines and children are able to apply their skills and knowledge across a range of subjects.


English Programmes of Study

Mathematics Programmes of Study

Science Programmes of Study

Art and Design Programmes of Study

Computing Programmes of Study

Design and Technology Programmes of Study

Geography Programmes of Study

History Programmes of Study

Languages Programmes of Study (The language taught at Avening Primary School is French.)

Music Programmes of Study

PE Programmes of Study


RE is also a statutory subject and we follow the Gloucestershire syllabus.

We follow statutory guidance on Relationships Education in our Personal, Social, Health and Economic education lessons, including responding to the needs of the children when necessary. For this, we are guided by the SCARF curriculum (Coram Life Education). 


For a summary of the expectations for each year group, please click here.