Image showing Reception children in their playground
Image showing Reception children in their playground
Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School


‘Pupils experience a range of activities that prepare them well for their next stage in education’.

Ofsted, February 2018

The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (Reception Classes)

During their first year of school, Reception aged pupils follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS). This is a continuation of the curriculum that they will have followed in other early years settings before starting school. Please click here to access our ‘Early Years' page. Here you can find out more about the Early Years curriculum for children at Fynamore, as well as other useful information about your child’s first year at primary school.


The National Curriculum (Years 1 to 6)

As you may be aware, the Government released the new National Curriculum in 2014. This curriculum replaced the National Curriculum published in 1990 which we have been following in our school for many years. The curriculum was statutory for Years 1, 3, 4 and 5 in the academic year 2014- 2015. From academic year 2015 - 2016, the new National Curriculum is statutory for all classes in KS1 and KS2.


A parent's guide to the new National Curriculum can be accessed here.

Due to these changes, the school has purchased a scheme of work by the curriculum provisions company 'Prospects'. The Prospects curriculum addresses all of the requirements of the new National Curriculum and uses a topic-based approach to learning. In the past, the children have had 3 topics per year. Now, the children will have 6 topics, one per term. All of the topics are new and cross curricular. The themes are vibrant and engaging and will inspire learning. You can visit the Prospects website here.


The Government has increased their expectations of attainment in Mathematics and English. For this reason, we have adapted our planning and policies to reflect these changes. 


A guide to Assessment in the National Cutrriculum: Guide booklet (print out and fold to booklet) can provide further guidance on the assessment.


The school's Curriculum Policy provides information on the school's curriculum.


The current topics that the children are studying in school can be found in the latest topic webs. 


Further details about the following curriculum areas can be found by clicking the relevant subject below, or clicking on the page on the panel to the left:

If you would like to know more about the curriculum taught at Fynamore, please contact us by clicking here


Text Absence Line:

07537 438427

Please start the message with FYN and include your child’s name and reason for absence.


Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

Latest News

House Cup Results


Termly Cup Winners - Term 2




Upcoming Events 

Mon 24 & Tues 25 Jan: SCARF workshops KS2
Wed 26 Jan: Year 6 Weight & Measure
Thurs 17 Feb: Break up for half term

School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


If you would like a paper copy of anything on this website, please contact us using the above details or via the Contact Us page.

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