The Costessey Curriculum

Curriculum Vision


At Costessey Primary School we instil ambition for all through discovery, exploration and creativity. We teach through enquiry-based learning, building the academic, social, emotional and economic skills to prepare children to take up their full place in our ever-changing world.


Entitlement - All Pupils will have the opportunity to experience the following activities:


¨ Trips outside Norfolk

¨ Religious experiences to promote tolerance

¨ National Trust experiences

¨ Trips to London

¨ Experiencing the theatre

¨ Learning to play a musical instrument

¨ Participate in music, drama and public speaking performances

¨ Visit to the coast

¨ Experience live musicians

¨ Visiting the Tate and National Gallery

¨ Participate in Team Sports

¨ Cultural Capital activities - skiing, sailing, swimming

¨ Work with an artist

¨ Work with an author

¨ Visit the Millenium Library and hold a library card

¨ Career days

¨ Consume food which they have grown

¨ Enterprise projects

¨ Residential Trips

Key life skills Costessey Children will leave with at the end of Year 6:


¨ Awareness of the world outside of Costessey

¨ An understanding of their place in the World

¨ A willingness to take risks

¨ A continuous journey of learning/A love of learning

¨ Basic English, Maths and Computing skills to allow independence and doors to open in all directions.

¨ A sense of identity

¨ Tolerance

¨ Accountability

¨ Compassion and emotional intelligence

¨ Respect for people and possessions

¨ Self belief

¨ Resilience in learning and relationships

¨ Ambition

¨ Self care

¨ A healthy lifestyle

Curriculum Organisation



Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term





Driver Subjects



Art, DT and Music

Enhancer Subjects

All other curriculum areas


For further details about the topics in each year group and the curriculum content can be found on the Year Group pages. Subject pages will also be coming soon!


Don't forget, you can also find out about what your child has been learning in class through our Class Dojo Blogs!




We use the Ruth Miskin ‘Read Write Inc’ scheme for phonics across EYFS and KS1. Children in KS2 may also have access to Read Write Inc if they need further consolidation. More information on Read Write Inc can be found here.