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 value equations 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 Farmyard Fun How Does Your Garden Grow? How to be a Superhero Oh, I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside!
Year 1 Antarctic Adventure/Teddy's Picnic Huff & Puff/Guess Who/A Snowman's Tale Happy Holidays / All Year Round London's Burning / 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 / Up The Beanstalk Rattle My Bones / What a Saga / Queen Of Snow Flying Food Airways / Marvin’s Magnets The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles / Fox At Night / Professor Rock Biome in a Box / Once Upon a Poem Great Britain, Great Britons / Child of our Time
Year 4 On Top of the World / Pond Patrol Who Eats What? / Veni, Vidi, Vici / 


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

For a wonderful 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.

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