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27/10/20

Retweeted From Ox Tweets

"" Great to be back in the classroom at last today bringing our trolley full of treats to . Thank you Y2 for a fun afternoon. Find out more about our services for schools https://t.co/nUGpBmoMe5 https://t.co/cU1wPRlxXq

08/07/20

Retweeted From Julie Hiddleston, FCCT

It’s not often that deserve a whoop but the new maths guidance thanks to has FINALLY captured actual progression that stands a chance of reducing cognitive load! A step in the right direction.

25/04/20

Retweeted From Mrs Robinson #stayathomeforheroes

Couldn’t agree more! 👏 I’ve felt very grateful over the last few weeks. Knowing there was a team taking care of the ‘other’ stuff meant I got to focus all my attention on staff, pupils & families. https://t.co/AXARoWFnNR

26/03/20

Retweeted From claire martin

An amazing effort from everyone at Team Longford- brilliant home learning, stories, videos and postivity. Super proud https://t.co/tO1YUYlonF

24/03/20

Retweeted From Julie Hiddleston, FCCT

BIG UP to our local and friends in Banbury who have switched their factory to making ventilators for https://t.co/hXktGf15Ur

20/03/20

Retweeted From Julia Prague

As a frontline doctor in London - you really really need to take this seriously - it is bad - it is really bad - already - and it’s predicted to be worse by next weekend - too many people really don’t get it yet - stay indoors!! Seriously!

01/03/20

Retweeted From Tamara

I saw an article on this over half-term (maybe yours) and I have now started this at my school! Teachers are grateful and I get to indulge my passion of reading aloud! We shared Pirates love underpants, which even ks2 laughed at and The Twits!

24/02/20

Retweeted From Longford Park School

Very sad to hear about the passing of one of our Heroines, who died today aged 101. A NASA pioneer and gifted mathematician, she paved the way for women and people of colour to be given credibility in the scientific arena. https://t.co/aUf6dMMTCu

29/01/20

Retweeted From claire martin

Really excited about our Bedtime Stories event tomorrow https://t.co/oZsRJ4BXWm

16/01/20

Retweeted From Julie Hiddleston, FCCT

How amazing to have our very own published author! https://t.co/kxpUb32gh9

14/12/19

Retweeted From Claire-Louise West, FCCT

Congratulations Lorraine Infant School! So proud of you all. 💜🙏 https://t.co/CFObGfLeh7

10/12/19

Retweeted From WilliamMorrisBanbury

How’s this for measurable progress! Huge congrats to our year 6s who have had their poems selected for publication in the poetry competition! https://t.co/d38A2E7Tpp

29/09/19

Retweeted From Karen Williams

New GLF school coming to Banbury (Hanwell View). Next open event for prospective parents is Tuesday 1st October at 5pm for 5:15pm presentation. Held at Longford Park School. https://t.co/elXGvdqM4B

19/09/19

An amazing night with parents unpicking the stuff that really matters: teaching and learning! Reducing cognitive load whilst inspiring through ! can’t wait for 2019-2020! https://t.co/lhRj5wpDSU

15/07/19

Thank you to all the parents and carers for coming along and supporting our first ever Sports Day! We hope you had as much fun as we did https://t.co/Ra6mf99Vla

08/07/19

Not every school has its own unique handmade coin - but thanks to a creative parent , we do! Thank you to Mike for creating this wonderful piece of art for our school https://t.co/KNMS4LjI8z https://t.co/UpFihXoLR7

05/07/19

This week our Reception children have been really enjoying bug hunting out in our wild area! They have been creating tally charts to show which bugs they have seen most, drawing pictures and writing about them 🐛🦋🐞🐜 https://t.co/HLgqmnqNKB

27/06/19

A reminder that we are closed today for pupils. We look forward to seeing you all on Monday! https://t.co/Xf61Nmjwjv

07/06/19

Poppies have been learning and retelling the story "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" this week, with actions too! https://t.co/ZgQSmye0LF

Curriculum Overview

Steam Curriculum 

Last year we embarked on a hugely ambitious and exciting new STEAM Curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) and have continued to develop and now embed the curriculum this year. We are one of a few schools in the country offering such a dedicated and bespoke approach to our curriculum, ensuring that children are inspired and equipped to join a world being transformed by technology.  The learning in our school has also been revolutionised by this new curriculum; the children work collaboratively each term towards creating a showcase project, these are then celebrated in an assembly open to all the parents and local community.  The response to these has been wonderful and we have seen an uptick in parental engagement far greater than anything before.  In the past, we have done things such as create an enormous indoor planetarium, complete with planets scaled to size.  We have also created a working model of a lighthouse featuring a complex pulley system. The children have also produced some wonderful shields celebrating the local area’s connection with the Romans and Saxons. 

Our STEAM curriculum has been specifically written and deliberately designed to best serve children living in Oxfordshire.  We follow The National Curriculum and deliver it through a Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics lens. The STEAM curriculum is a vehicle to encourage children to aspire to work in the high technology industries within Oxfordshire and to develop a love of learning. Oxfordshire is the UK’s leading STEM hub with world experts in space engineering, motorsport, robotics, intelligence systems, medical research, scientific laboratories and research facilities; many of whom are closely linked with Oxford University and affiliated organisations. 

See content and resources below. Please contact the school office if you would like a hard copy of our curriculum theory and research. Please also see year group areas and subject-specific areas on the left for more information.

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
STEAM Curriculum Overview 25th Nov 2020 Download
PRIMARY national curriculum 25th Nov 2020 Download