Weston Infant Academy Curriculum

Curriculum Intent Overview

Curriculum Intent Statement and design plan

Foundation Stage

Development Matters Age-Related Expectations

Nursery Yearly Overview – Updated

Reception Yearly Overview – Updated

Year 1

The content of the Year 1 curriculum for each subject


Year 2

The content of the Year 2 curriculum for each subject


The Wider Curriculum for Year 1 and Year 2

Please see below for the plans of what is taught as part of the wider curriculum in years 1 and 2. We are working to ensure that our curriculum is progressive and sequential, so the final column (Previous and future links) is currently under development. This will be updated shortly.

Year 1 – Autumn – Where We Live – Updated September 2023 – Version 2

Year 1 – Spring – Toys and Games

Year 1 – Summer – Holidays

Year 1-2 Mixed Class – Autumn – Where We Live – Updated September 2023 Version 2

Year 2 – Spring – Titanic

Year 2 – Autumn – Where We Live – Updated September 2023 Version 2

Year 2 – Summer – Africa

Overview of National Curriculum Subject Aims

Obtaining more information about the curriculum

More information about the National Curriculum can be found by visiting the government website: https://www.gov.uk/national-curriculum.

If you would like any further information about the school’s approach to the curriculum then please speak to your child’s teacher.

Useful Resources

Top Marks – Hit the Button – Great for number skills and times tables.


Phonics play – Buried Treasure & Picnic on Pluto – Phonics games – Ask your teacher about which phase your child is on.


Oxford Owl – Free reading books that match your child’s book band. Sing up for a free account.


Phonics and Reading Schemes

At Weston Infant Academy in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, we use “Monster Phonics”. To enhance reading we use Accelerated Reader which children begin to use in Year 2. We use the Monster Phonics reading system to ensure that all children are exposed to a wide range of texts.


Relationships and Sex Education

Please see below for details of the RSE curriculum. You should contact the school if you have any questions.

Whole School PHSE – RSE