Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview

We aim to foster a love of learning through an engaging, dynamic and purposeful curriculum. Our Linden Curriculum follows the National Curriculum 2014 and has been designed by staff and pupils to meet the needs and interests of all our learners. Collectively, we deliver stimulating first-hand learning experiences and passionately develop lifelong skills. We want to give children experience of a broad curriculum that will inspire them to continue future education. We want our pupils to grow into resilient, independent and successful citizens of the future and we aim to give them the fundamental experiences, knowledge and skills to be able to do this.

Curriculum Aims


  • is broad, balanced and has clear progression in subject knowledge and skills
  • is filled with rich first-hand purposeful experiences
  • is flexible and responsive to individual needs and interests
  • develops the whole person - spiritually, morally, socially and culturally
  • encourages the use of environments and expertise beyond the classroom
  • has a local, national and international dimension
  • promotes British values
  • has regard for the future and the needs of future generations
  • makes meaningful links between areas of knowledge across the curriculum and the major issues of our time.



Skills Builder – Operation Moonbase

19 Sep 2019

Children from Year 1 to Year 6 have been working hard on Operation Moonbase! The team from Skills Builder have been into school to launch the task which has challenged pupils to work on a variety of l...

Safer Internet Day 2019

05 Feb 2019

Tuesday 5th February is Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February 2019 with the slogan “Together for a better internet&r...

Woolly The Mammoth Visits Linden!

04 Feb 2019

Have you read the story 'Ice Monster' by David Walliams? Year 2 have been doing a novel study on it. It is a brilliant story about a girl who is trying to save a woolly mammoth, but it escapes! On Fr...


24 Jan 2019

Mrs Jones and Mrs Goodman continue to work hard to improve our school attendance.  Since the beginning of the year, they have been closely monitoring all aspects of the children’s attendanc...