Epping Primary School

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We aim to offer a 'broad, balanced and engaging curriculum designed to enhance life experiences for all our pupils'.

To find out about our rich and varied curriculum and to discover what your children will be learning each half term please see the curriculum information below. 

Curriculum Overview

We would like to share with you the curriculum offer overview and vision for our school.

This is a brief insight into what we offer, as part of our curriculum, at our school and how our values contribute to our motto and vision. We hope you find this interesting and informative.



Half Termly Topic Grids 

For a greater insight into what each topic covers please click on the year group name or see the relevant curriculum map below.

                    Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
EYFS It's All About Me Celebrate With Me How to be a Superhero Farmyard Fun How Does Your Garden Grow? Oh, I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside!
Year 1 Teddy's Picnic/Antarctic Adventure Guess Who (QEII)/Huff & Puff/A Snowman's Tale London's Burning/All Year Round  Happy Holidays /Fur, Fish & Feathers Hero Hunters/Once Upon a Poem Great Britain, Great Britons/Far, Far away....
Year 2 Ocean Adventures / Happy Healthy Me Cast Away/ Time Travellers/Journey to the North Pole


Location, Location / From One Small Seed Unsinkable? / Looking Through the Keyhole Around the World with the Three Bears / Once Upon a Poem Great Britain, Great Britons / No Place Like Home
Year 3 Lost in the Jungle / Rattle My Bones  / What a Saga / The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles Flying Food Airways / Fox At Night  Queen Of Snow/ Marvin’s Magnets / Once Upon a Poem Biome in a Box / Up The Beanstalk Great Britain, Great Britons / Child of our Time
Year 4 On Top of the World / Pond Patrol/ Shape Shifters Great Britain, Great Britons  / Veni, Vidi, Vici / A Cracking Christmas


Who Pays the Price? / 
Untangling the Greeks
Untangling the Greeks/ It’s Showtime! Building Britain / Once Upon a Poem   Who Eats What?/Eureka!
Year 5 Wild, Wild World / Join the Force Out of this World /Beyond Britain / Frozen Folklore Globetrotters / Revolutionary Recipes World War 2 /  Once Upon a Poem Crack the Code / Everything Changes Great Britain, Great Britons / Magical Mystery Tour
Year 6 Abracadabra / Living Things Bright Spark / Shang Dynasty / Beyond The Wardrobe  Full Steam Ahead! / Let There Be Light Changing World / Hearts Fairtrade! / Once Upon a Poem  Great Britain, Great Britons / A Moment in Time 

For a more indepth insight into what each topic covers please see the relevant curriculum map below.

Curriculum maps

End of Year Expectations 

If you have any queries about the curriculum or would like to discuss them in further detail the Class Teacher is always happy to discuss. 

Please feel free to make an appointment to talk in greater depth.

Curriculum Meeting Slides

Please find below the slides from the 23/24 Curriculum meetings:

Phonics at Epping Primary

At Epping Primary School, we believe that all our children can become fluent readers and writers. This is why we teach reading through Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised, which is a systematic and synthetic phonics programme, validated by the Department for Education.

For full details of how we teach phonics here at Epping Primary please click here to visit our phonics page>>

 Curriculum and SEND

Epping Primary is an inclusive, vibrant, and successful mainstream primary school. We have high expectations for all children, and we set out our Curriculum offer to comply with the statutory requirements laid out in the following guidance and documents:

  • SEND Code of Practice 2015 (updates 2020)
  • Equality Act 2010: advice for schools DfE
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021
  • Statutory Guidance on Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions 2017
  • The National Curriculum in England Key Stage 1 and 2 Framework document September 2014
  • Teachers' standards 2012
  • Epping Primary Accessibility Plan 
  • Epping Primary Safeguarding Policy