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Barrow Hedges is currently proposing that it converts to academy status and joins the Cirrus Primary Academy Trust. Our consultation period started on 8th January and closes on 9th February. Our consultation leaflet can be found under the 'Parent Tab' then 'Letters to Parents'. 

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Clubs start week commencing Monday 8th January 2018.

Barrow Hedges Primary School


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Miss Laura Smith leads on the Curriculum

Miss Kate Duncan and Miss Katie Paull lead on Teaching and Learning

Barrow Hedges Curriculum

At Barrow Hedges we used the topic titles and some of the materials from 'The Cornerstones Curriculum' when introducing the curriculum changes in 2014. Since then we have developed our creative and thematic approach to learning further; mapping key skills to the Primary National Curriculum to ensure comprehensive coverage of national expectations.

We believe children learn better when they are encouraged to use their imagination and apply their learning to engaging contexts. Our curriculum will provide lots of learning challenges throughout the academic year that will require children to solve problems, apply themselves creatively and express their knowledge and understanding effectively across the curriculum as well as a rich menu of exciting and motivating learning activities that make creative links between all aspects of our children’s learning. 

At Barrow Hedges the Subject Leaders have outlined the end of year expectations in their subjects. These essential skills are age related so that staff can track children’s progress and identify their individual learning needs.