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The Curriculum at Ashbrook Infant and Nursery School


We believe that all children should have the opportunity to care for the world and each other, learn together and have fun doing so.

Our curriculum promotes high expectations and offers children a rich experience, promoting their understanding of the world beyond the school environment.

Children’s well-being and happiness is at the heart of all we do. We provide first hand learning experiences that inspire children to develop supportive relationships, strong interpersonal skills and independence. We celebrate diversity and promote respect for our own, and the wider community.

Through our cross-curricular approach, children make links in their learning and become creative, critical thinkers.

Teamwork and a sense of responsibility are essential in achieving the positive attitudes that are needed for future learning and success.

Children leave Ashbrook Infant and Nursery School ready for Key Stage 2 and beyond. We have close links with our Junior school and provide extensive transition opportunities. Our children become resilient, confident individuals, ready for their next adventure.

If you have any questions regarding the curriculum we teach, please contact Helen Roebuck on 01332 662695

Please find above the Long Term Plan for this year for Year 1 and 2. We are always working to improve the information that we provide regarding the curriculum and more information will follow soon.

Early Years at Ashbrook Infant and Nursery


Our curriculum continues to evolve. We plan in the moment using the Anna Ephgrave principles to ensure that our children are learning, according to their needs and interests, through play.

Last year we took part as 'Early Adopters' in the Department for Education's roll out of the new Early Years curriculum. We have developed our 'Ashbrook Essentials' for the 7 areas of Early Years Learning (An Early Years Learner at Ashbrook Infant and Nursery School), a PDF copy of the document is available above. Please do have a read!