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Hill View Infant Academy

Believe and Achieve

Hill View Infant Academy are currently reviewing their curriculum as part of our continued strive for improvement. This is a school development priority 2019-20.

School Planning and Topics


Foundation subject planning and topics

School curriculum lead: Mrs Catherine Scott

The curriculum is a framework within which learning and teaching takes place. All children at Hill View Infant School have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, regardless of gender, race, religion, age or ability. We believe learning should be fun, relevant and motivating. We firmly believe in the importance of providing meaningful learning experiences. Our curriculum is effectively delivered through creative cross curricular topics that combine a range of subjects to make learning meaningful and enable children to make links between subjects.

We check the coverage of the National Curriculum against our topics to ensure children are taught the appropriate knowledge and skills for their year group.

Our creative planning approach aims to bring the curriculum to life through hooks to engage the children and capture their attention as well as a meaningful purpose and context for learning.

Below are the creative plans we have written at Hill View Infant School. Each teacher and class select a different topic each half term. This plan is adapted, added to and enhanced based on the requirements of the pupils and curriculum.

For Key Stage 1: Topics are taught at different times by different classes throughout the year. To find out the topic focus for your child's class each term please visit our newsletter page and select your child's class newsletter. 


   Topic 1 Topic 2  Topic 3  Topic 4   Topic 5 Topic 6 
 YEAR 1 Animal Magic Plants 

Oh I do like to be

beside the seaside 

 How we used

to live

Whatever the weather Our Senses
 YEAR 2  Body Bits Castles/ Dragons  Chocolate


Under the sea

Polar Regions/Everest


 If you would like to discuss the content of any topic that your child is being taught, please speak to the class teacher.

Core Subject Planning

English, Maths and Science are often taught discreetly. To view plans of what we teach please go to 'School Curriculum' page.