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    English (Reading & Writing)

    ‘When I read great literature,great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language.’ James Earl Jones

    Phonics

    “If a child memorises ten words, the child can only read ten words, but if the child learns the sounds of ten letters, the child will be able to read 350 3 sound words, 4320 4 sound words and 21650 five sound words”  Kozloff 2002

    Mathematics

    ‘Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.’ Albert Einstein

    Science

    ‘It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree – make sure you understand the fundamental principles, i.e.the trunk and big branches,before you get into the leaves/details or there is nothing for them to hang onto.’ Elon Musk

    Religious Education 

    ‘RE is like an iceberg. As you unpack ideas, you come to understand deeper meaning.’ A pupil

    Physical Education

    ‘Physically educated persons are those who have learned to arrange their lives in such a way that the habitual physical activities they freely engage in make a distinctive contribution to their wider flourishing' James MacAllister

    Geography

    ‘Geography underpins a lifelong “conversation” about the earth as the home of humankind.’ Geography Association

    History

    ‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.’ Marcus Garvey

    Modern Foreign Languages

    'Languages‘You live a new life for every language you speak. If you only know one language, you only live once.’ Czech proverb

    PSCHE

    'Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change a world.'

    Computing

    ‘Alan Turing gave us a mathematical model of digital computing that has completely withstood the test of time. He gave us a very, very clear description that was truly prophetic.’ George Dyson 

    Design & Technology

    ‘Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.’ Stephen Gardiner

    Music

    ‘Without music, life would be a mistake.’ Friedrich Nietzsche

    Art & Design 

    'Every human is an artist.’Don Miguel Ruiz