Pupils learning is carefully planned to meet the needs of each individual child.
The school makes its curriculum as real as possible using a visual and multi-sensory approach.
Castlebar School strongly promotes 3 key skills:
|PRIME AREAS|| Year 1 of 2 Curriculum Maps
||Year 2 of 2 Curriculum Maps|
|Personal, Social and Emotional Development||PSED Yr 1||PSED Yr 2|
|Communication and Language||Speaking & Listening Yr 1||Speaking and Listening Yr 2|
|Physical Development||PD Yr 1 of 2||PD Curriculum Map Yr 2|
|SPECIFIC AREAS|| Year 1 of 2 Curriculum Maps
|| Year 2 of 2 Curriculum Maps
|Reading and Writing||Reading and Writing Yr 1||Reading and Writing Yr 2|
|Mathematics||Numeracy Yr 1||Numeracy Yr 2|
|Understanding the World||UW Yr 1||UW Yr 2|
|Religious Education||RE Yr 1||RE Yr 2|
|Expressive Arts and Design||EAD Yr 1||EAD Yr 2|
The school has high expectations and supports its pupils every step of the way e.g. with termly Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and with Annual Reviews (ARs).
Pupils learn to read simple books and to develop speaking and listening skills. They are also helped to develop social skills (e.g. turn taking) and independence skills (e.g. counting money). Communication skills are also developed through drama, role play and social skills games. Castlebar School follows supports teaching of phonics with a wide range of resources in order to interest the pupil and reinforce work covered. Full details are given in the Communication, Language and Literacy policy on our Policies page.
Additional information is detailed in our subject policies and curriculum statement that are published on our Policies page.