Progression in the curriculum is demonstrated through the following:
Key Age Milestone Curriculum


EY Curriculum & Informal Curriculum

KS2 - KS3

Informal & Semi-Formal Curriculum

KS4 - KS5

PFA & Informal & Semi-Formal Curriculum

Age related concept progression in the Curriculum

Early Years

In EYFS, PSHE is a prime area of learning. Opportunities to develop key aspects such as building relationships,managing self and self regulation underpin all that we do and are threaded throughout the daily events and sessions.


HEALTHY ME: body awareness, basic hygiene, healthy food and exercis


HELPING ME STAY HEALTHY: Building on previous learning about staying healthy and extending to learn about people who can help them to stay healthy, such as opticians doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists


MENTAL WELL-BEING: self care techniques and keeping safe online


KEEPING SAFE: Safety in the home including Medicines and household products; drugs common to everyday life. Risks and hazards in everyday situations.


Health and safety-independent skills: Managing independent living skills such as travel and food preparation safely. Independence in Health prevention- hygiene routines and management of illness.

Progression through skills and content

This is an evolving example of progression of skills and content for the subject Art and Design

Early Years






Jason Pollock, Clyfford still, wassily kandinsky, Janet Sobel

Pablo Picasso Salvador Dalí Roy Lichtenstein Andy Warho

André Derain and Henri Matisse Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini

Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet

Skill Link

Large prints, of colour and texture/ sculpture/ brush strokes and dripping and spilling

Colour repetitive pattern imagination

Brush stroked vibrant colour dotting colour- colour mixing, and contrast

Oil paints landscapes colour pencil- thickness size shape

Painting / Printing

Expressionism (abstract)

Pop art surrealism

Fauvism/ futurism