Our Phase 2 Curriculum

This page is being updated over summer ready for early September 2017


Year 2


The Great fire Of London





Year 3


World War II

Kings & Queens

South America

Teeth & The Human Body


Computing Curriculum

There are two core strands to the Preston Hedges Computing Curriculum in Phase 2.

  1. Integrated access to mobile technology to support and enhance the core curriculum, enhancing core life skills.
  2. Basic Skills Development, which is assessed annually against the Preston Hedge’s Driving Licence in term 1 and supported by basic skills IT sessions.

Modern British Citizenship – Only at Preston Hedge’s.

At Preston Hedge’s we seek to empower our pupils to participate fully and contribute to life in Modern Britain

We prepare the students for life in Modern Britain with seven key values embedded within the curriculum and the ethos at

Preston Hedge’s. We also study famous Britain’s, learning how they shaped this nation and how they have contributed to national and international achievements.


Year 2

Samuel Pepys

Florence Nightingale

Sir Chris Hoy


Year 3

Horatio Nelson

Walter Tull

Ellie Robinson



Music in Years 3-6 is taught by our own Music specialist Miss Philpott

The aim of the Music Curriculum is to provide a fun environment for the children to begin developing a musical understanding and a chance to progress throughout KS2 by building upon the skills and requirements as stated in the National Curriculum.

The strands covered include being able to:

  1. Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical
    instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
  2. Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related
    dimensions of music
  3. Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
  4. Use and understand staff and other musical notations
  5. Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn
    from different traditions and from great composers and musicians
  6. Develop an understanding of the history of music

Each year will be split into the following themes, which connect the 6 strands into a single comprehensive unit of music for the children to enjoy as they develop these diverse skills.

Year 3: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory



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5th September 2017

Our sister school opens for the first time!

A very exciting day!

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27th July 2017

Graffiti Stars visiting Preston Hedges in September

New entrance display on the way!

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26th July 2017

Nissan visit for Year 6

A Day of discovery at Nissan!