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The Mount Junior Infant & Nursery School

Reason ◆ Resilience ◆ Respect

Thornes Road, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire WF2 8QW

01924 371738

Our prospectus contains further details about our Curriculum. Please click here.

Every Year Group from 1 to 6 covers the National Curriculum via a topic-led approach. 

Below is an example from each year group of how this is delivered. 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6


At The Mount School, we follow the Year 1-6 programmes of study in the National Curriculum for England 2014. We cover these through a theme-based approach. Click here for a link to the National Curriculum for Primary Schools document. 

In Early Years, we use the EYFS Curriculum.  Here is an example of how we cover the curriculum in EYFS (please click)

We supplement the statutory curriculum with our own Personal, Social, Health & Citizenship Education (PSHCE) curriculum. This is based on the needs of our intake, and we use Wakefield's Resilience Framework as a base, with planning and ideas from other sources as appropriate. Our PSHCE curriculum follows the same themes school-wide throughout the year, so that assemblies and whole-school events are relevant to everyone and develop and embed our key messages.

In Early Years and Key Stage 1, we use the Read, Write, Inc. scheme to teach reading and phonics. In 2017, we introduced a new reading scheme called Bug Club to supplement our Read, Write, Inc. books. This is available as real books and online.