The teaching of reading at Elm Grove is centred on the objectives for reading in the Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage and the 2014 National Curriculum: Key Stage 1 and 2. We use a variety of publishing houses to ensure a range of experiences for the children in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. In Reception, Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4), guided reading books are categorised using the Book Bands for Guided Reading system.


In Reception and Key Stage 1 we take a structured approach, following the government’s Letters and Sounds programme. This is augmented using the PhonicsPlay interactive games scheme.

We would like all of our parents/carers to read and sign our Home School Partnership.


The importance of PSHE education in for example preventing bullying, prejudice, and in contributing to positive physical, emotional and mental health and healthy relationships is increasingly recognised at Elm Grove Primary School. Therefore, at Elm Grove Primary School PSHE education is an important part of our curriculum as it enables our pupils to build healthy friendships and keep themselves safe now and in the future. We believe that effective PSHE education supports the teaching of behaviour for learning, and that it contributes to the wellbeing, safety and achievement of all pupils in this school.

Please view our policies:

PSHE Policy

Equalities Statement


Please click on the following link to view the Elm Grove Primary School Programme of Study for computing lessons.

Elm Grove Primary School Programme of Study

The following policies may also be of use to you

E Safety Policy

Ipad Home School Agreement

Please have a look at the website links below for information on internet safety, ranging from how to help boost body image and self-esteem to an interactive online game you can play with your children to help them become more confident and safer online. or

Curriculum Policies

Here is our curriculum map for 2018-19:

EG curriculum map

Please click on the links below to view our curriculum policies.

Assessment Policy
Design Technology Policy

Display Policy

EAL Policy
Early Years Policy
Eco Policy
English Policy
Geography Policy
Gifted and Talented Policy
History Policy
Maths Policy

Primary Languages Policy
Religious Education Policy
Science Policy
SEND Policy 2020-21
SEN Local Offer

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